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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
i do not have root on a solairs 10 server , however i do have the root role, i was wondering if I can change the root password as a a role with the passwd command? I have not tried yet.
and do i have to use the # chgkey -p afterwards?
i need to patch is why i am asking.
thanks (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: goya
We are having a little problem on a server. We want that some users should be able to do e.g. sudo and become root, but with the restriction that the user can't change root password. That is, a guarantee that we still can login to that server and become root no matter of what the other users will... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: 244an
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
HI I 'm new shall script and unix. I want to create script for change password root by ssh-keygen command . I have 50 servers and I want ot login ot the servers via ssh by type ones password and can login every machines.The script ssh-keygen must ot generate key every weekly than it send new... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: pellnapook
I have several solaris boxes running Solaris 8. When changing root passwords on them, all will simply ask for the new root password to change and of course to re-type the new password. One of the systems however asks for the existing root password before it will display the new password... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: tferrazz
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to scripting now i want to change the root password using the script with standard password.
which is the easy scripting to learn for the beginner, Thanks in advance. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kurva
I would like to find out when the root password changed last time..! :p Please guys help me Out (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bullz26
Hi, we have a HP-UX server of model 9000/800/rp4440. We have been trying to reset the root password but are in vain.I used the following command and also are the outputs which i have received.
Changing password for root
Re-enter new password:
Unexpected failure.... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: angelofhell
I forget the root password and I need to change it. I've read others threads about it in this forum, but it seems it's necessary to modify /etc/passwd file. In my HPUX Systems this passwd file have only "read" permissions ant its owner is the root user, so how can i modify this file, if I... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: kaugrs
Hi, please advise me what is the simplest way to change root password on Sun Sparc 64 bit with Solaris 9 on it. Thanks in advance. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: duke0001