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cvsd-passwd(8)						      System Manager's Manual						    cvsd-passwd(8)

cvsd-passwd - generate password entries for repositories SYNOPSIS
cvsd-passwd REPOS [+|-]NAME... DESCRIPTION
cvsd-passwd adds, updates or deletes users from repository passwd files for use with cvsd. OPTIONS
REPOS Specify the directory in which the repository is located. This argument can be the top of the repository, the CVSROOT directory or even the passwd file in the CVSROOT directory. [+]USER[:SUSER] Add or update the user to the CVSROOT/passwd file. If the user does not exist a password for the user is asked and the user is added for use with cvsd. If the user already exists a password for is asked and the password field is modified. The :SUSER part can be user to change or set mapping to a system user. If you do not specify anything, a reasonable default is used based upon your cvsd configuration. If you don't want to map the user to any specified system user you can specify an empty SUSER and use 'USER:'. -USER Remove the user from the CVSROOT/passwd file. EXAMPLES
Add an anoncvs user to access the given repository: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos +anoncvs If the user already exists, change the password. Remove a user from the repository passwd list: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos -foo Add a user and specify that cvs should remap this user to the joe system user: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos joecvs:joe Note that the user joe should be known in the system passwd file and that cvsd should be run as root or user joe for this to work. SEE ALSO
cvsd(8) AUTHOR
Arthur de Jong <>. Version 1.0.24 Jun 2012 cvsd-passwd(8)

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passwd -- modify a user's password SYNOPSIS
passwd [user] passwd [-d files | -l] [user] passwd [-d nis | -y] [user] passwd [-d krb5 | -k] [principal] DESCRIPTION
passwd changes the user's password. First, the user is prompted for their current password. If the current password is correctly typed, a new password is requested. The new password must be entered twice to avoid typing errors. The new password should be at least six characters long and not purely alphabetic. Its total length must be less than _PASSWORD_LEN (cur- rently 128 characters). Numbers, upper case letters and meta characters are encouraged. All options may not be available on all systems. -d database This option specifies the password database that should be updated. The following databases are supported: files This specifies that the password change should be applied to the local password file. When changing only the local password, passwd uses pwd_mkdb(8) to update the password databases. nis This specifies that the password change should be applied to the NIS password database. The rpc.yppasswdd(8) daemon should be running on the master NIS server. krb5 This specifies that the user's Kerberos 5 password should be changed. The host must be configured to use Kerberos. See krb5.conf(5). -l This is the equivalent of -d files. -y This is the equivalent of -d nis. -k This is the equivalent of -d krb5. If a password database is not specified, passwd will change the password database as determined by the Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM) library. The type of cipher used to encrypt the password depends on the configuration in passwd.conf(5). It can be different for local and NIS pass- words. FILES
/etc/master.passwd The user database /etc/passwd A Version 7 format password file /etc/passwd.XXXXXX Temporary copy of the password file SEE ALSO
chpass(1), login(1), pwhash(1), passwd(5), passwd.conf(5), pam(8), pwd_mkdb(8), vipw(8) Robert Morris and Ken Thompson, UNIX password security. HISTORY
A passwd command appeared in Version 6 AT&T UNIX. BSD
February 25, 2005 BSD
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