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    location of ftp passwords on unix

    Hi,

    whereabouts are the ftp passwords stored on a unix server?

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    depends on the FTP server in use and how it is configured, they could be the usual account password in /etc/shadow (or similar) or they could be stored in a database (e.g. look for a ftp table in mysql) or in a hashtable somewhere, find the FTP server type, go to thier website and read one of the how-tos
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