Python /etc/shadow

Christophe Cavalaria chris.cavalaria at
Fri Oct 1 10:54:47 CEST 2004

shakeeb wrote:

> hi
> i am pretty new to python .i was wondering whether  there is any
> module so that i could authenticate against /etc/shadow file i tried
> pwd it only checks the /etc/passwd file
> Any help will be appreciated
> shakeeb
There is a package called python-pam in Debian. I don't know if it is what
you want but it looks like it ( PAM : Pluggable Authentication Modules ).

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