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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I've been using various versions of UNIX and Linux since 1993, and I've never run across one that showed your password as you type it in when you log in, or one that stored passwords in plain text rather than encrypted. I'm writing a script for work for a security audit, and two of the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Anne Neville
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
3. 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
4. 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
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a ksh script about changing UID and changing group with GID. There are multiple servers i want to perform that job.
1.) How can i enter "password" in script rather asking me?
I was trying this...
ssh... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: deal732
6. 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
7. 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
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I am the administrator for a large network of HP/UX servers, about 100, this will be growing to over 200 in the next 18 months, part of my duties are to change the root passwords on these machines once month... which is a pain. I have written a script that will generate random passwords for me and... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: PJolliffe