[ale] how to create user with no password
esoteric at 3times25.net
Thu Feb 26 10:49:30 EST 2004
Armsby John-G16665 wrote:
> I am running an out of the box redhat 9. I am required to set up an
> account for corporate "bdnaadmin' with NO PASSWORD. It seems that
> the GUI (how embarassing for me) requires a password. I have tried
> deleting the account, then using "adduser bdnaadmin". RedHat put one
> in for me...
vi /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow and simply remove the encrypted password.
It is the second field, delimiter is :
> I could use some help here..
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