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Most UNIX and POSIX systems use local authentication through /etc/passwd, and /etc/master.passwd or /etc/shadow, and addon authentication backends through PAM or bsd_auth.
Plan 9 handles the hostowner (user that invokes the startup scripts) and the.
Because the hostowner password is used as a key at multiple places, it requires the same steps as changing a regular user's password, as well as these extra steps: