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Re: [suse-security] passwd
  • From: Jeremiah Johnson <jjohnson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 08:48:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <20010116084823.A7687@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
nono. What he means is a database of username's passwords. On freebsd it would be /etc/pwd.db and /etc/spwd.db. When you have *tons* of users it speeds things up. Looking on my SuSE box I dont see the util needed to make the database (pwd_mkdb) but then again, it may be different under linux.

-miah

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 04:38:44PM +0100, Stiefenhofer, Marek ECOFIS wrote:
> > I don't see any kind of passwd database on SuSE 6.4.
>
> /etc/passwd
> /etc/shadow
>
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