This procedure must be performed through the command-line interface (CLI). For command-usage guidelines, run the man pwd_mkdb command.
About this task
- Establish an SSH connection to any node in the cluster.
- Run the
pwd_mkdb<file> command, where
<file> is the location of the source password file.
By default, the binary password file, spwd.db, is created in the /etc directory. You can override the location to store the spwd.db file by specifying the -d option with a different target directory.
The following command generates an spwd.db file in the /etc directory from a password file that is located at /ifs/test.passwd:
pwd_mkdb /ifs/test.passwdThe following command generates an spwd.db file in the /ifs directory from a password file that is located at /ifs/test.passwd:
pwd_mkdb -d /ifs /ifs/test.passwd