Provided by: passwd_4.0.13-7ubuntu3_i386 bug

NAME

       shadowconfig - toggle shadow passwords on and off

SYNOPSIS

       shadowconfig on | off

DESCRIPTION

       shadowconfig  on  will  turn shadow passwords on; shadowconfig off will
       turn shadow passwords off. shadowconfig will print an error message and
       exit  with  a  nonzero code if it finds anything awry. If that happens,
       you should correct the error and run it again. Turning shadow passwords
       on  when  they  are  already  on,  or off when they are already off, is
       harmless.

       Read /usr/share/doc/passwd/README.Debian for a  brief  introduction  to
       shadow passwords and related features.

       Note  that  turning  shadow  passwords  off  and on again will lose all
       password aging information.

                                  19 Apr 1997                  SHADOWCONFIG(8)