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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I wanted to check when the password of a current user(logged in) has been changed recently.
I tried with the commands like
passwd -s name
logins -x -l username everthingbut it shows not a super user
Which commands will help me.. Kindly help.. Thanks in advance. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Pranavi
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to check if an account has a valid password.
Would something like this work?
if grep -q "^$ACCNAME:\$6:" /etc/shadow; thenI noticed every entry in my shadow file that has a password starts with $6 ... it works for my current setup, but would it always work? I can't test... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: ADay2Long
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to validate the passwords for 100s of unix users across several servers. I have the list of unix users and servers with passwrods.
How can I check whether a password is correct or not using a single shell script?
Note : I do not have root privileges on any server. All the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Pupil
How do I check to see when a password expires on a user account with using the CLI? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: jastanle84
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
For moderator: I made a new thread in a proper part of the forum now https://www.unix.com/homework-coursework-questions/137119-user-processes.html
But now i wan't to make something which isn't related to a homework, so i hope
you won't close this one. Thanks to those two answers, you helped me!... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: petel1
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
There's something I don't understand. The same string does not give the same md5 hash everytime. I wanted to find a way to check someone's password but the following script obviously shows that it's not possible that way :
ks354286:~# pw=$(mkpasswd -H md5... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chebarbudo
Could anyone please help me with the command or script for checking the password expiry for a particular userid on AIX.
Sanjay...:) (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: SanjayPasum
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I hope one of you has already done this and is kind enough to share your script with me.
I have a Solaris8 server that uses password aging for its local user accounts. I need a script that checks the age of the password and then sends the user an email if the password is about to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tornado
I am looking for a simple way to :
- force the user to change his password following the first connexion
- check the complexity of a password (password should has a least 8 characters with 1 special char and 1 alpha...).
Thinks for your help (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dbsora
How can i check the root password of a linux system using a c program or with some shell script... I have seen many tools like webmin that authenticates the user using the root password... How do they do that... Pls help...
Thanks in advance
Collins (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: collins