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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need a quick help in unix scripts,
my aim is to generate random passwords like,
1. first 3 characters are alphabets or numbers
2. then one of special characters like &()/?:;+-
3. Last 4 characters are alphabets or numbers
total length will be 8.
i tried with... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Nandy
1 - In this version there is the shadow file by default?. If so why when I search the file I get "No / etc / shadow file found"?
2 - What does the "*" in etc / password? at the beginning of each password? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: shinju15
3. 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
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
In my environment "SunOS - 5.10 Generic_142900-14 sun4v sparc SUNW,T5240" when I issue an ssh i get prompted for a password. I need to run an ssh in a script but is it possible to ready an encrypted password file or to pass the password in the script or configure it so that a particular user-id... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Harleyrci
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to automate/script a user password change process. I'm helpless cannot use expect since it's not installed and cannot install it either. Do i have an alternative. I can store the password in a file and that would be the password that would be set to all the users. If not i don't... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: earlysame55
I'd like to give you an example of what I am trying to achieve and perhaps you might be able to help me along.
I would like to add the following criteria to new servers, from a password aging and lockout standpoint.
-Number of failed logins before lockout: = 5
-Number of Passwords... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mkono
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hope I'm in the right place to ask this.
... and I'm a total noob by the way.
When changing an account password through telnet, everything seems fine. I can telnet back in afterward, but if I try to use sqlplus to get in it tells me password invalid. If I try to get in through sqlplus with the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: tazman4
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
The local policy is set in our LAN so that passwords have to be 8 characters and contain a capital letter, a small letter and a special character. Is Unix able to restrict users passwords to certain lengths and characters. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wmosley2
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am running unix 11.xxx....How do you change a user password. The previous vs was passwd at the command prompt. This no longer works. Thanks for the help (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: turner.rd