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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
i do not have root on a solairs 10 server , however i do have the root role, i was wondering if I can change the root password as a a role with the passwd command? I have not tried yet.
and do i have to use the # chgkey -p afterwards?
i need to patch is why i am asking.
thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: goya
Hope it's okay to post on this sub-forum, couldn't find a better place
I've got a 480R running solaris 8 with veritas volume manager managing all filesystems, including an encapsulated root disk (I believe the root disk is encapsulated as one of the root mirror disks has an entry under... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sunnyd76
Dear All Users
I have two doubts please any one clarify my doubts
1. In solaris As a admin i've forget my password so how could i know whats my password
2. if someone change my password so how could i rectify my password.
Please can anyone solve my doubt with clear steps (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: suneelieg
I have several solaris boxes running Solaris 8. When changing root passwords on them, all will simply ask for the new root password to change and of course to re-type the new password. One of the systems however asks for the existing root password before it will display the new password... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: tferrazz
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to scripting now i want to change the root password using the script with standard password.
which is the easy scripting to learn for the beginner, Thanks in advance. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kurva
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
(Very New to UNIX- Solaris world)
I have my Solaris 10 system built, and can login using root.
This root user is a super type of admin user as I understand it.
1.My question is do UNIX admins usually use this account for all admin tasks or do they use another account similar to this... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: deedaz
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm trying to install a program, and I want to place some of the executables into /usr/bin so that they can be executed from any folder on the computer. I've been giveng the root password, but told never to log in directly as root. Instead, I can wait for a password prompt. However, I... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lunchtime
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am working on LINUX shell scripting. I have root privileges and I know some basic root/admin commands like user creation, modification and so on. Till last week i was able to create users but now i am not able to create users or groups. When I give the command i got an error as ... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: naina
wish to know how to access root password it root password is forgotten in linux (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wojtyla
10. OS X (Apple)
I am building an installable package (.pkg) with PackageMaker 1.1.11 (that's the one that comes with Panther).
The package is for installing things both to /Applications and to some folders in /Library (/Library/StartupItems and a new folder that I'm putting in /Library).
I do (obviously) not... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ropers