Is it possible to use centralized passwords with cygwin inetd ?

Bruce P. Osler
Fri Dec 6 07:08:00 GMT 2002

Hmmm, I had thought the long ugly string (eg S-1-5-21-1677152479-820197058-
1843927889-1002) was the password.  Sounds like I made the wrong assumption.
So ... if this is the case, it sounds like it's workable.  Especially so
given that the employee roles haven't changed in nearly two years :-/

- Bruce

At 02:39 PM 12/6/2002 +0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
>Bruce P. Osler <> wrote:
> > I guess I was looking for something a bit more dynamic.
>IIRC - If you do what was suggested, you should only need to rerun mkpasswd
>when users are added or removed, not when they change their password.
>Not wonderful, but distinctly better that what you imagine.
>If you look inside a mkpasswd-generated passwd file, you will see that there
>is no password info stored there.
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