By: Chief Editor/Director on 2022-02-14 at 10:26:31 | Views: 2

Modify a user password.SYNTAX passwd [options...] OPTIONS -d, --delete delete the password for the named account (root only) -f, --force force operation (effectively calls &qt;chfn&qt;&qt;?) -k, --keep-tokens keep non-expired authentication tokens -l, --lock lock the named account (root only) -S, --status report password status on the named account (root only) --stdin read new tokens from stdin (root only) -u, --unlock unlock the named account (root only) -?, --help Show this help message --usage Display brief usage messageIf no options are specified - passwd will change the password of the currently logged in user - will prompt for the old and new passwords.Password aging (for new accounts) can be set to enforce a limited lifetime for each password: /etc/login.defsparameters: PASS_MAX_DAYS, PASS_MIN_DAYS, PASS_WARN_AGE

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