This procedure assumes you are creating a new profile at this time so that you can verify your installation.
The IBM HTTP Server 8.5.x/9.0 must be installed through the IBM Installation Manager.
/etc/passwd is the user authentication database, it contains a list of users and their associated internal user id numbers.
Historically it also included passwords, however as this file needs to world readable (so all programs can use it to convert between username and user id) it is no longer considered secure to keep passwords in this file.
Fix Pack 8.5.x/9.0 can be installed as a new installation or an update.
To install an IBM Web Sphere Application Server 8.5.x/9.0: You can choose to create your first profile now or after the remaining software packages have been installed.
In general, all changes that apply to a new release will apply to follow-on releases also.
For example, changes to Samba 3.0.23 affect all releases up to an including 3.0.25 and later.
Some of these changes are brought about as a result of changes in the protocols that are used by Microsoft Windows network clients as a result of security or functionality updates through official Microsoft patches and updates.This chapter provides a detailed record of changes made during the 3.x series releases.At this time this series consists of the 3.0.x series that is under the GNU GPL version 2 license, and the Samba 3.2.x series that is being released under the terms of the GNU GPL version 3 license.Changing the file has no effect before the next reboot.Welcome to Linux Questions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.