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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I've been using various versions of UNIX and Linux since 1993, and I've never run across one that showed your password as you type it in when you log in, or one that stored passwords in plain text rather than encrypted. I'm writing a script for work for a security audit, and two of the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Anne Neville
We are real strict when it comes to passwords. Every 60 days the admins have to change passwords on all of the accounts. And there is pretty strict enforcement of the type of passwords chosen. This is a tedious and monotonous job. Ww don't use NIS or LDAP, so this has to be done on each machine. ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: brownwrap
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
What is the best way to monitor who changes passwords, or what passwords get changed? Is there a way to send that over to Syslog?
An example would be someone logs in as themselves, changes to root (which I capture by loging auth and auth.info) and then changes a password.
Do I need to put an... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: AW12
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am looking for scripts where i need check normal user password and root password for more 100 servers from single server...!
let me explin it what exacltly i need...!
i need to do password audit for more than 600 boxes... :o
for one normal user and root password also...... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: bullz26
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
now, for reasons i really cant begin to delve into, i have to find a way to be able to rmeotely create user accounts and also assign them passwords. unfortunately, it appears Sun boxes frowns upon this. sun boxes will let u create a user account remotely but will never let u assign the useraccount... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Terrible
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Just wanted options of this - first 'real' Perl script and I'm not positive of all the quirks in Perl. Any suggestions are welcome.
Especially since I'm messing with /etc/shadow! Running Solaris 2.6, Perl 5.005.03
# Change the user's old password to the new in /etc/shadow ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: thehoghunter
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am the administrator for a large network of HP/UX servers, about 100, this will be growing to over 200 in the next 18 months, part of my duties are to change the root passwords on these machines once month... which is a pain. I have written a script that will generate random passwords for me and... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: PJolliffe
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello everyone let me start off by saying happy new year to all
I am new to this board.
I am running a multipurpose server (web/ftp/email) it runs apache 1.3.20 i think it is and Qmail
would I would like to do is find/create a script that will allow my users to change there unix password... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: viperws