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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
We are having a little problem on a server. We want that some users should be able to do e.g. sudo and become root, but with the restriction that the user can't change root password. That is, a guarantee that we still can login to that server and become root no matter of what the other users will... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: 244an
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
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
I am changing the root password periodically from eg: password01 to password02. However, I can still use password01 after it is changed, it seems that it only authenticates up the first few characters.
Please can someone let me know how I can fix this.
Ryan (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: macgre_r
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey all me again, what do i need to put in my script to check for root privalges and if not then ask for them, what ive got so far is, thankyou in advance for any help.
then (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: dave123
8. 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
wish to know how to access root password it root password is forgotten in linux (1 Reply)
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10. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
We have quite a few threads about this subject. I have collected some of them and arranged them by the OS which is primarily discussed in the thread. That is because the exact procedure depends on the OS involved. What's more, since you often need to interact with the boot process, the... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Perderabo