Question on passwd file ???

Question on passwd file ???

Post by hzha » Sat, 19 Jan 2002 12:31:11



This is a sample of /etc/passwd file,

root:x:0:1:Super-User:/:/sbin/sh
daemon:x:1:1::/:
bin:x:2:2::/usr/bin:
sys:x:3:3::/:
adm:x:4:4:Admin:/var/adm:
lp:x:71:8:Line Printer Admin:/usr/spool/lp:
uucp:x:5:5:uucp Admin:/usr/lib/uucp:
nuucp:x:9:9:uucp Admin:/var/spool/uucppublic:/usr/lib/uucp/uucico
listen:x:37:4:Network Admin:/usr/net/nls:
nobody:x:60001:60001:Nobody:/:
noaccess:x:60002:60002:No Access User:/:
nobody4:x:65534:65534:SunOS 4.x Nobody:/:
alias:x:81:81:User &:/var/qmail/alias:/bin/true

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Question on passwd file ???

Post by Sall » Sat, 19 Jan 2002 19:26:14



> This is a sample of /etc/passwd file,
> what are the meaning of the last 2 lines ?


> ~


everybody in the groups should or shouldn't be allowed to log in I
think.  Sorry I'm not more help, have a look at a NIS manual you will
find it there.

Sally.
Unix (Chocolate flavour) Systems Programmer

 
 
 

Question on passwd file ???

Post by Doug Freyubrg » Sun, 20 Jan 2002 04:18:59




> > This is a sample of /etc/passwd file,
> > what are the meaning of the last 2 lines ?



> everybody in the groups should or shouldn't be allowed to log in I
> think.

In particular, read up on "netgroups" not regular groups.