Re: Determining whether shadow passwords are enabled?

From: Timur Tabi (nospam_timur@tabi.org)
Date: 05/31/02


From: nospam_timur@tabi.org (Timur Tabi)
Date: 31 May 2002 12:47:09 -0700

Jem Berkes <jb2002_padding_@pc9.org> wrote in message news:<Xns921EBED0AFFFjbdontusepc9org@205.200.16.73>...

> 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?