Re: Shadow on Linux Kernel 2.0.29

From: Dancer <>
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 1997 01:30:18 +1000

Umm. Looks like the wrong list for this question. Perhaps you wanted a
linux-user's list?


Rogelio O Morales wrote:

> I disbaled Shadow support (by using the /usr/sbin/pwunconv
> command) when I installed Slakware 3.2. I always get "password
> incorrect -- login failed" messages whenever I log in even when i'v
> already changed passwords.
> Now that shadow support is out of the way, this time I can't FTP
> or get e-mail (using client programs such as Eudora and MSIE Mail) from
> another host. However, I can access the system using local login.
> Surprisingly, I can telnet to the Linux box. What seems to be the
> problem?
> My kernel is a recompiled version 2.0.29 with net firewalling,
> forwarding/gatewaying. A LAN is connected to this Linux box which in
> turn is connected to the Internet via a PPP link. I use squid-1.1.18 to
> enable LAN users access HTTP services.
> I really want to make use of Shadow's security features. But how
> do I get around these problems?
> Thanks!
> ogie morales
> <>

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