[SunHELP] /etc/shadow encrypted passwd field

Yazid mohd.yazid at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 02:50:59 CDT 2004

Hello listers,
I need some info on the meaning and the difference between  *LK*
(locked) and NP (no passwd???) on /etc/shadow encrypted passwd field.
Seems that login to account with either one is not possible cause we
didn't know the real (unencrypted) passwd.


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