RS6000 7012-320H

From: Hans Hübner <hans_at_Huebner.ORG>
Date: Sat Oct 13 22:12:57 2001

On Sat, 13 Oct 2001, Clint Wolff (VAX collector) wrote:

> If the internal disk is SCSI, you could attach it to any other system
> (for example Linux), and write a utility that goes through the raw
> disk looking for 'root:\([^:]*\):0:0:' and replace it with 'root::0:0:\1'

Good suggestion. Note that AIX (at least it's current versions) places the
encrypted password in /etc/security/passwd. The general file format is
"<keyword> = <value>". What you want to do is replace all "password ="
entries which have a password defined with your own encrypted password.


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