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authck(1M)							    authck(1M)

       authck - check internal consistency of Authentication database

       The  command only works for systems that have been converted to trusted

       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 superuser capability can run this  com‐
       mand.   When  is used with the option, is run with the option automati‐

       recognizes the following options and tests:

	      Check the Protected Password database.
		      The Protected Password database and are checked for com‐
		      pleteness	 such that neither contains entries not in the
		      other.  The cross references between the Protected Pass‐
		      word  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  reason‐
	      able values.
		      All  time stamps of past events are checked to make sure
		      they have times less than those returned by time(2).

	      Shorthand equivalent of using the
		      and 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 login, password
		      and su programs.

       HP-UX 11i Version 3 is the last	release	 to  support  trusted  systems

       System password file
       Protected Password database
       Terminal Control database
       System Defaults database

	      was developed by HP.

       getprpwent(3), getprtcent(3), getprdfent(3), authcap(4).

				TO BE OBSOLETED			    authck(1M)

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