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Read AIX local user encripted password from /etc/security/passwd

Terminal - Read AIX local user encripted password from /etc/security/passwd
user=an_user awk "/^$user:\$/,/password =/ { if (\$1 == \"password\") { print \$3; } }" < /etc/security/passwd
2010-11-29 09:46:12
User: keymon
Functions: awk
Read AIX local user encripted password from /etc/security/passwd

AIX lssec does not print the password attribute by policy

# lssec -c -f /etc/security/passwd -s an_user -a password

3004-697 Attribute "password" is not valid.

To get the password, you have to parse the /etc/security/passwd.

You can reuse this password using chpasswd:

echo "otheruser:D9oKC1v3VUt/I" | chpasswd -c -e -R compat


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