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command used to synchronize changes done in /etc/passwd to /etc/shadow file?

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command used to synchronize changes done in /etc/passwd to /etc/shadow file?
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Try /usr/sbin/pwconv
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if you use system commands to manage /etc/passwd, then the files are synchronized and no need to use any other tool or command. If you update /etc/passwd file using other commands like vi, then you need to use pwconv command
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