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Detect auto password

Posted on 2008-10-28
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I'm a beginner with Linux system and have had Prof. to install and maintain our system (Suse 10).
But now I need to change supply and I got told that it is possible to place a auto password (or auto login) so somebody do not need to know password in root anymore. So that when I change our admin password, does that not matter and they will get in anyhow.

How can I look up if there is install any auto password and how to delete them ?

Thanks for the help
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Question by:mortenschoop
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by:nabeelmoidu
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can you clarify what you mean by "change supply " ?

do you mean automatically created users ?

can you post /etc/passwd here ?
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by:mortenschoop
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Oh yes - sorry not "supply" but supplier (does that made the hole Suse setup and installation).
I need to make sure that they can not get online in, because I do know that they can today. And cahnge Password is only working if I sure that they not have a "auto login / password".

I would like to post /etc/password - but I just need to know how to get hold on this kind of information.

Sorry but I'm new with Linux and therefor have those Prof. to set it up.
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PeturIngiEgilsson earned 125 total points
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`cat /etc/passwd` will display /etc/passwd on your screen.

Here's a post regarding autologin in SuSE.: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/susenovell-60/how-to-disable-auto-login-in-suse-10-464154/
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