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Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 17:38:03 +0200
From: Henri Salo <>
Subject: Re: How to determine # users with a shadow file

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008 10:08:27 -0400
"Travis Altman" <> wrote:

> I have several questions along the same subject,
> First how would I determine the number of users (not pseudo users) on
> a box from its shadow file?
> How does John determine which lines in the shadow file are uers?
> I assume these numbers should match up?

John likes model where user is user if there is a password in that line
to crack up. There is no need to know anything else.

Henri Salo <fgeek at> +358407705733
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