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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a shell script in linux for mail notification of users whose password is about to expire within 7 days or already has expired. Is there any alternative way except to check the "date" command output and compare it with "chage -l username" command output. Please... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: makauser
I am using Lubuntu & have DRBL remote boot setup with open Ldap authentication. Currently there is no password expire policy. I want to set Password Policy so that user's password will expire after a month & they will get prompt to change their password.
Using PAM we can do it,... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: paragnehete
I know maxage value tells the system about password expiration policy.
One of the user's maxage is 5 weeks.But he changed the password long backup at 2008 according to lastupdate value.
Since maxage is 5, the password should expire every 5 weeks.But how come... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: newaix
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I want to write a script to check for the password expiration date in each server for the user by logging to each server and notify user through mail. If password is about to expire or if already expired , it should also be notified to user by mail. Any help or idea to build this will be... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: baraghun
A simple question. which mecanism send an email to an unix user for the expiration of his password?
Thank you! (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Chapel
I am using Solaris 10 with CDE and like to change the behaviour of the login process.
I have a user account that is configured for password aging.
Currently, when his password expires, CDE prompts him to change his password when login in.
What I'd like is that the user cannot... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: gorfou
I have this user on my /etc/shadow:
The 5 column is blank. Does it mean the user has no password expiration.
Thanks in advance for any idea. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: itik
I am using AIX
I need to get the Unix "password Expiration Days".
I know that "shadow" file contains this information. But shadow file can only be read by root.
Note that password expiration date will be set differently for diferrent user accounts. I need to get the inormation for... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: raj_vkr
We are trying to implement an Password Aging system that will force UNIX Accounts to change their passwords every 3 mons or so. This will be done my our Server Support Provider.
We want to identify UNIX IDs that connects to our server via ftp,scp,sftp and other special connection protocols. IN... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: tads98
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Anyone know the command which identifies how long a user has before their password expires?
I also need to know how I would write and expr to calculate the difference between 2 dates.
e.g. 28/03/05 - 18/03/05 = 10
I was told there is a date function which shows you no of days since... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sureshy