Shadow Passwd-->?<--

Posted on 1997-04-20
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After I Installed shadow passwd, on Linux, I was unable to login from a remot (or localhost) ftp session. After entering the password, It returned  a Login Incorrect. I upgraded the wu-ftpd-2.4-fixed  ftpd program and followed the how-to.
Also the paths got messed up. shutdown, or init commands do not work from root / #.
Regular logins and telnet logins work fine.
I hope this is enough info.
Pat Donahue
Question by:mct

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Check out /etc/login.defs
There are two lines that define the path to be used for root and other users.


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winder earned 210 total points
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First of all, you have to recompile wu.ftpd to use shadow passwords. You have to add -DSHADOW in the CFLAGS field and -lshadow on the LFLAGS field in the  Makefile (it's there in the documentation). as for the rest, edit /etc/login.defs. It's pretty  self explaining.

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