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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.
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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
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
4. 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
I try to make a change on the root password on HP UX. I use sam but it didn't work here.
I try to login as root but I failed however, I login to my name and then change to su and su password then it is o.k
There is not much different from root and su but how do we use root?
Thanks so... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mle06