References for More Information

Unix Password Files

http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi is where the FreeBSD Project provides access to the online manual pages for *BSD and other Unix variants. This is a handy way to compare the file formats and user administration commands (useradd, et al.) for several operating systems.
Practical Unix & Internet Security, 2nd Edition, by Simson Garfinkel and Gene Spafford (O’Reilly, 1999), is an excellent place to start for information about password files.

NT User Administration

http://Jenda.Krynicky.cz is another site with useful Win32 modules applicable to user administration.
http://windows.microsoft.com/windows2000/en/server/help/, from the Windows 2000 online help. (Navigate to the Active DirectoryConceptsUnderstanding Active DirectoryUnderstanding Groups section.) This is a good overview of the new Windows 2000 group mechanisms.
http://www.activestate.com/support/mailing_lists.htm hosts the Perl-Win32-Admin and Perl-Win32-Users mailing lists. Both lists and their archives are invaluable resources for Win32 programmers.
Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions, by Dave Roth (Macmillan Technical Publishing, 1999) is currently the best reference for Win32 Perl module programming.
Windows NT User Administration, by Ashley J. Meggitt and Timothy D. Ritchey (O’Reilly, 1997).
http://www.mspress.com are the publishers of the Microsoft NT Resource kit. They also offer a subscription services that provides access to the latest RK utilities. ...

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