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I am not able to change user password from root user.
although it is saying updated successfully.
but still I am not able to login direct to abc user.
however I can login from root user by using su - abc
# passwd abc
Changing password for user abc.
BAD PASSWORD: it... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: scriptor
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am lpad user in some of my server. I need to change password at certain period time. I am wondering what is the command to change the passwd.
last time I asked my unix admin, they gave me a comand I chagned it. (I forgot to keep it in safe place, I lost it). this time when... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ken6503
3. Red Hat
after creating users on Redhat, i wantn to change their password with something that easy to remember and the way we use. For example
it don't allow me. It may has something to do /etc/pam.d/filesXXXX there which i don't know to change to allow root... (1 Reply)
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How to force user to change his login passwd on his first login in solaris 10 ?
while adding user do we need to set the password in theis case?? (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: saurabh84g
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
by modifying /etc/shadow
how can I Force a change of password so that user has at least 1 week to login?
I did it by using:
echo "enter username to force password change"
chage -M 7 $user;
How can I do it by modifying /etc/shadow?? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: tjay83
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I force user to change of password by modifying the password expiry and the grace period so that the
user has at least 1 week to login and change the password...... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tjay83
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Using Solaris 9 and 10.
What we want to do is set up global rules for our password files to restrict all users, not only new ones set up with the rules but also the ones that have been sitting on the system for years.
Is there a global way to force all users to change their password every 90... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: LordJezo
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am unable to change a password for the user called : poller
I am logged in as root When I do the following command
Whe i enter the new password, it gives the above error.
When i log in as poller and then execute the command, then... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rahulrathod
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I notice in my Sun Solaris 8 sparc worstation, I am able to change my password to same existing password.
That is, right now my password is abc, and I change it with "passwd" command and change it abc again. It will accept.
How can I make it such that it will not accept same password?... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: champion
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I just finished adding a bunch of new users to the linux servers I administer. I add users either via command line or via linuxconf, but I can't seem to find out how to force users to change their passwords on their first login to the system.
Anyone know how to do that? My HP-UX... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vancouver_joe