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I want to change the root password on an AIX box. What is the best method to do this so i do not get myself locked out. When I do i search the results come up for resetting the password if you are locked out.
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Im trying to learn the basics of bash and am struggling with some file manipulation. I am trying to run a script that once you have logged in allows you to change your password which is held (along with the corresponding username) in a different file called usernames. When i try to run my... (2 Replies)
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Is there any way I can change the prompt which asks for the password on a UNIX system? e.g. When I login using Telnet instead of "Password" I should get "Correct Password".
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i created 1 user . Now its passwd time period get expired.
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I'm having an issue resetting an Linux user password. As root, I type 'passwd <username>, enter the new password, but the user is still Access Denied. Can someone assist me in figuring this one out?
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I want to know whether i can change the password of a user logged in thru NIS from a client machine after stopping the YP services in NIS server.
Note - The Slave server is up and running.
I tried doing this. But i got the reply "Permission Denied".
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Discussion started by: efunds
I have two unix system A and B with same configuration.
I can use remsh from A system login to B system as root, but when I want to change the root password of B system, it ask me the old password, but i forgot it.
However, is it possible to change the B system root password? :(
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Discussion started by: zetadhell
I have 02 servers:
- Linux RHEL AS 3 (server1)
- AIX 5.2 (server2)
Running the command rsh server2 passwd derje from the server1 to change derje user password on server2, give me this error:
3004-709 Error while changing the password for "derje"
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im trying to change the user password with passwd
but when I enter the password it gives me this msg:
passwd: Password too short - must be at least 6 characters.
BUT the thing is that the initial password was 4 letters why now it asking for 6 ?
tnx (2 Replies)
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SCO OpenServer 5.05
Has anyone ever received this error when attempting to
change/assign a user password?
yppasswd: (host name) is not running yppasswd daemon
Password request denied.
Reason: Remote password change request denied.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: gseyforth