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Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 12:24PM
Arpita Gavshinde (AGavshinde securview com) (5 replies)
Re: Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 03:55PM
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RE: Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 02:23PM
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Re: Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 02:22PM
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Re: Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 02:20PM
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Re: Question about passwd file (Linux) Feb 08 2013 02:18PM
Mavrofidis Manolis (mmavrofides gmail com)
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> I have a question about passwd file in Linux where when 'x' for a particular user is deleted from /etc/passwd file, system doesnot ask for password to log into the system. But when pasword is set again for that user again, then instead of showing 'x' in /etc/passwd file, MD5 hash of new password is shown. Why is it so ?
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X indicates that there is a passowrd set which can be found in the
/etc/shadow file. In general, passwords are stored in the etc/shadow
file and usually they are stored using crypt(). You can check the manual
and the parameter it takes to figure out if it is md5 hash or sha1 or
whatever.

Mavrofidis Manolis

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