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Re: Shadow passwords

On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 09:49:17AM +0200, Johann Spies wrote:
> I am busy building two new proxy servers. I installed the first from
> debian-install CD with the normal installer.  As an exercise in
> disaster recovery I decided to install the second from a CD I have
> build with dfsbuild on the first one.  
> On the second machine "Tiger" reports: 
> <user> is not configured to use shadow passwords ...
> How do I change that after an installation that did not ask beforehand
> about shadow passwords?
> I did a  'sudo shadowconfig on' but suspect that will only have an
> effect on new passwords - or not?
man pwconv

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