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Re: PASSWD.EXE and Re: Possible to login as different user?


Sorry if I'm novice but where do I actually insert the password in the eg.
below? Which colons do I place them?

www::500:544::/home/www:/bin/bash

Thank you.

Regards,
z78 @ nazar@ebizmalay.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <cygwin@cygwin.com>
To: <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: PASSWD.EXE and Re: Possible to login as different user?


> On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 01:40:24AM -0700, Flynn, Connor J wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > Use /bin/crypt to create DES encrypted passwords and copy them into
> > > your /etc/passwd for telnet or ftp.
> >
> > How exactly does one copy the encrypted passwords into /etc/passwd and
> > get telnet/ftp/login to read them?  I tried several approaches:
>
> $ mkpasswd > /etc/passwd
> crypt MySecretPassword
> OISOq3HWAKtZs
> $ vi /etc/passwd
> f:aOISOq3HWAKtZs <ESC> ZZ
>
> Corinna
>
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