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 pwunconv(1M)                                                   pwunconv(1M)

 NAME    [Toc]    [Back]
      pwunconv - convert passwords from shadow to nonshadow

 SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

 DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]
      The pwunconv command transfers the password and aging information for
      all users from /etc/shadow to /etc/passwd.  The /etc/shadow file is

      Some of the aging information may be lost during the conversion; the
      warn and expire fields are discarded, while min, max, and lstchg are
      rounded from days to weeks.

    Notes    [Toc]    [Back]
      HP recommends that you run pwck before running pwunconv.  See

 FILES    [Toc]    [Back]
      /etc/passwd                   system password file.
      /etc/shadow                   shadow password file.

 SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]
      pwck(1M), pwconv(1M).

 Hewlett-Packard Company            - 1 -   HP-UX 11i Version 2: August 2003
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