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Re: using shadow

On Apr 13, Jason Killen wrote
> I know that /etc/passwd must be readable by world but if shadow passwording
> is used can /etc/shadow be set to only read/write by root.
> How do I setup shadowing, I know there is the libpam package but other than
> that I'm basically lost.

Start FTP and fetch those files: /debian/bo/source/base/shadow_*
If you cannot find its binaries, then recompile it.  The installation
routine will convert your old passwords.



  / Martin Schulze * Debian GNU/Linux Developer * joey@debian.org /
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