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Re: [suse-security] Migrating /etc/passwd from IRIX 5.3 to Linux
  • From: <ksemat@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 18:18:01 +0300 (EAT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007141813260.15150-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Basically you've got to find out what type of encryption your IRIX machine
uses and install that same method of encyption on your linux machine.
On Fri, 14 Jul 2000, Yuri Robbers wrote:

> Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2000 16:54:03 +0200
> From: Yuri Robbers <yuri@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "suse-security@xxxxxxxx" <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [suse-security] Migrating /etc/passwd from IRIX 5.3 to Linux
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I have an ancient Silicon Graphics machine here, running IRIX 5.3. Now
> this machine needs to be replaced, and I intend to replace it with a
> Linux box.
> As one of my compatibility experiments I tried copying a test password
> from the password field in the IRIX /etc/passwd to the password field in
> /etc/shadow on my own Linux box. Unfortunately I was not able to log
> in using this password. Does anyone know of a way to migrate my
> /etc/passwd from IRIX to Linux, so that all my users can immediately log
> into the new machine when it's installed?
>
> Cheers!
> Yuri.
>
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Noah
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