[Fusioninventory-user] Fusioninventory-agent reads /etc/shadow somehow

David Durieux david at durieux.family
Sun Oct 31 18:37:30 GMT 2021

Hi Marcin, 

perhaps when do inventory and get user information.

Do you have more information about the warning? any logs?

Best regards,
David Durieux

On Mon, 25 Oct 2021 15:02:45 +0200
Marcin Kowalski <kowalskimn at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all, there is some subprocess reading /etc/shadow in FA, which
> raises a warning in local security daemon we are using.
> It indeed seems to be the case in strace output, although i have
> failed to narrow it down in the code of the agent itself (not very
> good at reading its output).
> Anyone has a clue why would FA need to access this particular file?

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