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Hi ! I found a nobody :99:99 or similar line in my /etc/passwd file. I got suspicious and deleted it. Should there be such a line ? Thanks. Does tripwire ...
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- 03-14-2004 #1
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- Belgrade, S&M
nobody:x:99:99 line in /etc/passwd ??
Hi ! I found a nobody:99:99 or similar line in my /etc/passwd file. I got suspicious and deleted it. Should there be such a line ? Thanks. Does tripwire work for Slackware ??
- 03-14-2004 #2
nobody is used by deamons, like apache to run on a non-priviegied user like root. Its there because of securityreasons. And I'm pretty shure you will find a "nobody" group in /etc/group as well.
Yes, tripwire should work on Slackware.