Originally Published: Tuesday, 1 August 2000 Author: Alexander Reelsen
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Std View]

Illuminating shadow passwords

Every current Linux distribution installs shadow passwords as its standard. In this article, a look is taken at why this suite of programs has replaced the older, simpler set, how to use it, and in the unlikely event you are running a distribution so old you don't yet have shadow passwords, how to install it on your system.