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what is trusted system

 
yogesh kumar_2
Frequent Advisor

what is trusted system

can anyone tell me what is trusted system and what is the use of /etc/shadow
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Ivan Krastev
Honored Contributor

Re: what is trusted system

For trusted systems see - http://docs.hp.com/en/B2355-90121/

For /etc/shadow - this is another level of security. Only root users has access to hashed passwords, stored in this file.

regards,
ivan
Steven E. Protter
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Re: what is trusted system

Shalom,

Trusted System is a HP-UX concept. HP-UX versions prior to 11.31 ship with a conversion script that does something similar to /etc/shadow on Linux.

This technology was replaced with a more Linux like technology in HP-UX 11.31 and should be considered obsolete, as in having no future.

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