December 21, 2005

Recover deleted /etc/shadow password file

Anonymous Reader writes "Recovering critical key file such as /etc/shadow is a challenging task. Even if you boot in single user mode it will ask root password for maintenance, and just imagine you do not have a backup of /etc/shadow file. How will you fix such problem in a production environment where time is critical factor? This article give details how to recover deleted /etc/shadow file in five easy steps."

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