authck — check internal consistency of Authentication database
command only works for systems that have been converted to trusted mode.
checks both the overall structure and internal field consistency
of all components of the Authentication database.
It reports all problems it finds.
Only users who have the
capability can run this command.
is used with the
is run with the
recognizes the following options and tests:
Check the Protected Password database.
The Protected Password database and
are checked for completeness such that neither contains
entries not in the other.
The cross references between the Protected Password database and
are checked to make sure that they agree.
If a user does NOT exist in
but exists in the Protected Password database, then
all inconsistencies are reported.
Fields in the Protected Password database are then checked
for reasonable values.
For example, all time stamps of past events
are checked to make sure that they have times
less than the times returned by
Fields in the Terminal Control database are checked for reasonable values.
All time stamps of past events are checked
to make sure they have times less than those returned by
Shorthand equivalent of using the
options together in a single command.
Provide running diagnostics as the program proceeds.
Produce warnings when unusual conditions are encountered
that might not cause program errors in
HP-UX 11i Version 3 is the last release to support
trusted systems functionality.
System password file
Protected Password database
Terminal Control database
System Defaults database
was developed by HP.