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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am super new to scripting and I am trying to create a bash script that is interactive that will change other user passwords as well as a few other thing (ie. change SMB pw, see pw expiration,lock/unlock user).
I have started it by making it check to see if the username entered is in the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: thumbelina
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
password check in bash script calling on expect
Background: I have to copy a file from one server, to over 100 servers in a test environment. once the file is copied, it requires to have the permissions on the file changed/verified. These are all linux servers. most of them have the same... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: 2legit2quit
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is there a way to mask the password inside of a script to minimize the impact of a comprimised server? So
ssh -o "PasswordAuthentication no" -o "HostbasedAuthentication yes" -l testuser 192.168.3.1 "mysqldump --opt --all-databases -u root -pPassword| gzip" > $backup_dir/mysqldump.gz
a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: metallica1973
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am doing some test.
In a script I have to call a change password routine ( ldap ) which ask confirmation. This can be done from terminal.
Is there a way to do something like this :
# changing_password_routine user_name... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jcdole
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm a complete newbie to bash scripting, although I have some experience in programming. The thing is that I have a .dmg file on my mac which I protected with a password, and now I've forgotten it.
I remember the first few letters of the password and the characters that represent the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sujay.jauhar
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
The title of my thread says mostly all of what I want to do. Basically I want to auto-ssh to a remote host, and run a program on it (VLC is just an example). I wrote a script which calls xterm and then runs expect on it. The code is as follow
export PASS="xxxxxxx"... (22 Replies)
Discussion started by: dukevn
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running this script on Mandrakelinux release 10.1, 220.127.116.11-12mdksmp #1 SMP
I have also installed 'expect' separately.
I have created an Rsync script, but before any Rsync command does run, a MySql dump must be done first, and I am battling a bit to pass the MySql password from... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: codenjanod
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Any idea how to make files/folders password protected...
I dont want to change the permissions of the files/folders... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: know d unknown
9. OS X (Apple)
I'm making a script that will be a double clickable .command file and I need it to prompt for the users admin password.
So far I have:
if ]; then
sudo -p "Please enter your admin password: " date 2>/dev/null 1>&2
if ; then
echo "You entered an invalid password... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: PatGmac
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to make my script password protected.
i e: if somebody runs my script it should prompt for password.
Can somebody help me in to execute the same??
Thanks in Advance :b: (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: achararun