Subject: Re: wierd log
To: None <>
From: Mike Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/17/2001 21:23:04
In message <000c01c0af2d$aa646830$0200a8c0@PHOBOS>, you write:
> Hello Everyone,
> I just have found kinda wierd log... Or may be I just don't understand
> something...
> Log is:
>  Mar 17 12:32:13 APACH uustat: /etc/pwd.db: Permission denied
> Does it mean some one was messing around in the system?

It's not a log file, it's a hashed version of the /etc/passwd file,
there's also an /etc/spwd.db file which is the hashed version of
the /etc/master.passwd file.

Take a look at the pwd_mkdb(8) man page.

Michael Parson