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Date:      Fri, 29 Nov 1996 01:29:43 +0200 (EET)
From:      Angelos Vasdaris <angel@spark.net.gr>
To:        Snob Art Genre <ben@narcissus.ml.org>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD users -> Solaris 2.5.1
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.961129012651.4281A-100000@talos.spark.net.gr>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.961128112411.13015C-100000@narcissus.ml.org>

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On Thu, 28 Nov 1996, Snob Art Genre wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Nov 1996, Angelos Vasdaris wrote:
> 
> > Our company currently uses FreeBSD 2.1.5 with DES installed.
> > Those days, we move from this platform to a Sun Netra UltraSPARC 1 with 
> > Solaris 2.5.1 installed.
> > 
> > What we need is to transfer all user accounts from BSD to Solaris.
> > 
> > Has anyone done it before? Any comments?
> > Our experience with Solaris is minimum.
> 
> Are you using DES for your password file, or MD5?  DES-encypted password
> files can AFAIK be transferred to any unix that uses DES (which is many if
> not most).  
>  
We had to use this special encryption because we've already moved from 
Unixware 2.01 to FreeBSD 2.1.5

So propably if Solaris supports this encryption algorithm the everything 
should work with some perl scripts. The question is "What kind of 
encryption does Solaris uses??"

angel.



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