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NAME

       check-passwd - check for empty or duplicate system accounts.

SYNOPSIS

       check-passwd

DESCRIPTION

       The check-passwd is a plugin run by the checksecurity command. It scans
       the system password file, and looks for either  duplicate  accounts  or
       accounts  without a password set.  This is a plugin which is invoked by
       checksecurity (8) if enabled.

CONFIGURATION

       The  check-passwd.conf  file  defines  the   configuration   variables:
       CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_UIDS  and  CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_DUPLICATES  Each  is
       described below.

       The CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_EMPTY variable  controls  whether  this  script
       will  warn  about accounts with empty passwords.  Valid values are TRUE
       or FALSE The CHECK_PASSWORD_WARN_UIDS variable  controls  whether  this
       script  will  warn about duplicate accounts sharing the same UID within
       the passwords file.  Valid values are TRUE or FALSE

FILES

       /etc/checksecurity.conf
              Specifies whether this script is invoked

       /etc/checksecurity/check-passwd.conf
              The configuration file.