Dear AIX gurus,
Recently we have restored mksysb to new server. If we want to preserve the exact password since some of the password are hard coded in applications. If I copy /etc/passwd and /etc/group, is it sufficient? Hope to hear from you. Many thanks
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Updated on 2012-10-17T15:23:07Z at 2012-10-17T15:23:07Z by SystemAdmin
frenger 060001XYB41 Post
Re: how to copy password file from existing server to newly cloned server2010-03-31T11:56:36ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.Hi
You would need to copy the current /etc/security/passwd as well because that's the place where the encrypted user passwords are stored.
SystemAdmin 110000D4XK549 Posts
Re: how to copy password file from existing server to newly cloned server2012-10-17T15:23:07ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.I know I'm about 2 years late, but you may also need /etc/security/user, in case you've set any user specific settings.