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Administering Solaris Systems - Solaris 10 mostly.
If I change the /etc/default/passwd settings - E.G. to increase minimum passwd length, then what happens to existing users with passwords shorter than this. presumably they are not affected until next time they want to change password.
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Is there a way to stop users changing the time on their machines
we are running fedora
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I have experienced this for years and just put up with it. However a client of mine now wants to stop this happening to their users. I have scoured the internet but can find no reference to the problem. I tried switching to PAM authentication thinking this might help but it made no... (6 Replies)
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I would like to ask if cron when running a planned script changes the current folder for the script.
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I have to write a program to compute the checksums of files
I wrote the program using bash and it took me forever since I am a beginner but it works very well.
I'm getting so close to the deadline and I realised today that actually I have to use normal Bourne shell... (3 Replies)
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This is a newbie question in which I feel almost ashamed in asking lol. I am told to make changes to /etc/rc2.d so that only certain scripts run. If I change something like S05netconfig to s05netconfig will it still run? What is the difference between S and s scripts (I see both types in there).... (1 Reply)
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I have been trying to create a script that changes the user rights to read in the 'other' group across directories. The problem I'm having is that when i execute the script, the permissions of the directories remains the same.
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This question has been asked before in the forums but I have not seen an appropriate answer.
I need a script to change user, perform a command then revert to the original user without anyone having to input a password on the screen. Neither user is root. I am using HP-UX11 and scripting... (2 Replies)
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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)
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