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AW: [suse-security] strange behaviour useradd / usermod
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  • Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2003 18:07:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <65F646CE24EBF24AA3714070D537988E018035@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> if you change the password, did you use usermod -p CRYPTEDPASSWORD
> or did you use a plaintext password? if plaintext, read man usermod
> again ;)

Thanks, that's it. Just checked google on how to crypt passwords. Well...
How am I supposed to crypt the password? man crypt returns the man for crypt.h and 'whereis crypt' also points me to the same header file.
Is there a tool for that?

Thanks,
Philipp

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