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Old 03-24-2011
pwage-hpux-T for Trusted HPUX servers

I'm sharing this in case anybody needs it. Modified from the original solaris pwage script. This modified hpux script will check /etc/password file on hpux trusted systems search /tcb and grep the required u_succhg field. Calculate days to expiry and notify users via email.

original solaris pwage script:

for the hpux script you need to modify following

/etc/passwd file needs to have a "" in the description field. You can use '+' or any other symbol but not sure if you can use another ':'

aixguy:*:114:106:aix administrator
hpuxguy:*:103:106:hpux admin
sparcguy:*:112:106:solaris administrator

MAXAGE=90 <-- we use 90 day expiry policy modify for yours.

#! /bin/sh
for i in `cat /etc/passwd | grep \@ | sed 's/:/+/g' | cut -d+ -f1`
for j in `find /tcb -name $i -exec ls -1 {} \;`
LASTPWCHG=`cat $j | grep u_succhg | sed 's/:/#/g' | cut -d# -f3`
DAYSEC=`echo "60*60*24" | bc`
DAWNOFTIME=`/usr/contrib/bin/perl -e 'print int(time)'`

if [[ "$LEFTDAYS" = 7 ]]
EMAILID=`cat /etc/passwd | grep $i | sed 's/:/+/g' | cut -d+ -f6`
echo "Your unix id $i will expire in $LEFTDAYS days" | mailx -s "`uname -n` Password aging Reminder" $EMAILID

if [[ "$LEFTDAYS" = 3 ]]
EMAILID=`cat /etc/passwd | grep $i | sed 's/:/+/g' | cut -d+ -f6`
echo "Your unix id $i will expire in $LEFTDAYS days" | mailx -s "`uname -n` Password aging Reminder" $EMAILID

if [[ "$LEFTDAYS" -lt 0 ]]
EMAILID=`cat /etc/passwd | grep $i | sed 's/:/+/g' | cut -d+ -f6`
echo "Please note that your unix id $i has aleaady expired" | mailx -s "`uname -n` Password aging Reminder" $EMAILID
If you want to test modify MAXAGE=0 or 10

do not run against un-trusted hpux boxes
# 2  
Old 03-24-2011
Some points.

The normal secondary delimiter in the /etc/passwd comments field is a comma. Don't try a colon - it will corrupt the passwd file. The "usermod" command should stop you creating an invalid passwd file.

cat /etc/passwd | grep $i |
This is a dodgy construct because it can give false matches in any field. In the simple case, consider usernames called "fred", "freda" and "alfred". One extreme case would be a username called "home".
A safer version in the style of your script:
grep \^${i}: /etc/passwd |

On many O/S the "for i in <open ended list>" construct will collapse when the command line becomes too long for the CLI.

Just for interest in non-trusted HP-UX you can get all the base information for this type of script from the command:
logins -xto

Last edited by methyl; 03-24-2011 at 12:16 PM..
# 3  
Old 03-24-2011
thx for yur comments and suggestions mate feel free to modify or tighten to your requirements. Smilie

working on an aix version, uses also the same concept will share it once have it.

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