Re: Determining whether shadow passwords are enabled?

From: Timur Tabi (
Date: 05/31/02

From: (Timur Tabi)
Date: 31 May 2002 12:47:09 -0700

Jem Berkes <> wrote in message news:<Xns921EBED0AFFFjbdontusepc9org@>...

> You could check to see if /etc/shadow exists. Unless you're root though,
> you won't be able to actually read the file.

Isn't there a more elegant way?