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1. Red Hat
I have problem with a script, it was working for 6 month and suddenly I started getting strange expire times
# chage -l wXXp
Last password change : Oct 28, 2014
Password expires : Nov 27, 2014
Password... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: redmansas
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am new to shell scripts
i write a shell script to create multiple users but i need to give passwords to that users while creating users, command to write this script (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: DONFOX
We are real strict when it comes to passwords. Every 60 days the admins have to change passwords on all of the accounts. And there is pretty strict enforcement of the type of passwords chosen. This is a tedious and monotonous job. Ww don't use NIS or LDAP, so this has to be done on each machine. ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: brownwrap
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
We are running aix 5.3.
We're looking for a script that can change passwords, taking 2 arguments ( old password, new password ).
I am wondering if this can be done with a here document, or some generic scripting method.
Or, if I would have to download expect.
Alternatively I wonder... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: fwellers
How to restrict the NIS users not to change their passwords in for NIS users??
and my NIS user is unable to login to at client location what could be the problem for this ?
Any body can help me. Thanks in advance. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Sharath Kumar
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
What is the best way to monitor who changes passwords, or what passwords get changed? Is there a way to send that over to Syslog?
An example would be someone logs in as themselves, changes to root (which I capture by loging auth and auth.info) and then changes a password.
Do I need to put an... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: AW12
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
now, for reasons i really cant begin to delve into, i have to find a way to be able to rmeotely create user accounts and also assign them passwords. unfortunately, it appears Sun boxes frowns upon this. sun boxes will let u create a user account remotely but will never let u assign the useraccount... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Terrible
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Just wanted options of this - first 'real' Perl script and I'm not positive of all the quirks in Perl. Any suggestions are welcome.
Especially since I'm messing with /etc/shadow! Running Solaris 2.6, Perl 5.005.03
# Change the user's old password to the new in /etc/shadow ... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: thehoghunter
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello everyone let me start off by saying happy new year to all
I am new to this board.
I am running a multipurpose server (web/ftp/email) it runs apache 1.3.20 i think it is and Qmail
would I would like to do is find/create a script that will allow my users to change there unix password... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: viperws