Re: HP-UX shadow password

From: Darren Tucker (
Date: 10/08/03

Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 03:23:43 GMT

In article <>,
Vahid <> wrote:
>I have manages to get HP-UX to authenticate with /etc/shadow password
>but I seem not to be able to get sshd to look into shadow file for
>passwords. I compiled the latest openssh which fixes this problem but
>still no luck.
>Here is some system information:
>Compiling server: HP-UX 10.20 (Trusted based)
>Target host: HP-UX 11i shadow password.

Unfortunately 3.7x don't play nicely with HP-UX's shadow passwords.
We're working to fix it, in the mean time you can apply this patch[0]
which contains just the HP-UX fixes since 3.7.1p2.


Darren Tucker (dtucker at
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