Validating A User/Password Pair + Getting Groups On Unix
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Tue Mar 1 16:45:26 CET 2005
>> 1) Validate that the password is correct for that user *without
>> actually logging in*.
Kanenas> The 'pwd' module probably won't be able (and won't try) to read
Kanenas> the shadow password file, so 'pwd' won't be of use.
Note that an spwd module was recently added to Python's CVS repository. I
imagine it will be in 2.5.
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