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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am working on a shell script where i have 2 files & i need to check age of those files. one file should be of the same day and other shoudn't be more then 20 days old.
how could i acheive this? please help!!!! (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: lovelysethii
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to check if an account has a valid password.
Would something like this work?
if grep -q "^$ACCNAME:\$6:" /etc/shadow; thenI noticed every entry in my shadow file that has a password starts with $6 ... it works for my current setup, but would it always work? I can't test... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ADay2Long
How do I check to see when a password expires on a user account with using the CLI? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jastanle84
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
For moderator: I made a new thread in a proper part of the forum now https://www.unix.com/homework-coursework-questions/137119-user-processes.html
But now i wan't to make something which isn't related to a homework, so i hope
you won't close this one. Thanks to those two answers, you helped me!... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: petel1
5. Red Hat
I got a definition on /etc/login.defs
and on /etc/shadow, most of the user id fifth column (max age) is 40.
Is that different policy or not? If it is the same policy, then the above policy don't match, right.
Thanks for any comment you may add.
Cheers,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: itik
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
There's something I don't understand. The same string does not give the same md5 hash everytime. I wanted to find a way to check someone's password but the following script obviously shows that it's not possible that way :
ks354286:~# pw=$(mkpasswd -H md5... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chebarbudo
How do you change default setting on password expiration field?
My default setting has 15 weeks for "password min age", and I would like it to be 0 for all of my current users as well as futures users created.
I guess there's a default file that I need to update, but I don't know where it is.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pdtak
Can anyone tell me how can I set the password age limit for root user to 14 days....???
Also would like to add following for root password;
min-alpha --- 4
min-other --- 1
min-length -- 6
min-diff ----- 3
How can I do these on command line....???
jumadhiya (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: jumadhiya
I am looking for a simple way to :
- force the user to change his password following the first connexion
- check the complexity of a password (password should has a least 8 characters with 1 special char and 1 alpha...).
Thinks for your help (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dbsora
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
While using Pipe concept ,if a user enters a "login name" and "paswword"
,then how does a child process check for user password is correct or not and give notification to parent process. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: riya