[lug] NIS: Linux->Solaris

Hugh Brown hugh at vecna.com
Thu May 17 09:59:19 MDT 2001

Look at /etc/shadow if all of the passwords start with $1 and are long, you
probably have md5 enabled.  You can also go look through /etc/pam.d and see
if there is a file with the keyword md5 in it.


"Anders Knudsen"
> At 07:54 AM 5/17/2001 -0400, Hugh wrote:
> >Are you using md5 passwords on the linux box and does solaris default to
> >that?
> Good question. I know the linux box is using shadow passwords. But...how do 
> I check if it's using md5? I don't think it is.
> I'll have to check the solaris side. I know that solaris does not support 
> shadow passwords over NIS. However, that's solved, since the symptom for 
> that problems is seeing an 'x' in the passwd field when doing a 'ypcat 
> passwd' (I don't see an 'x'.)
> -Anders.
> >Hugh

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