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Old 08-20-2002, 02:43 PM   #1
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Changing current user password - Newbie

I logged into a box via SSH using my supplied account. I tried changing my password once I logged in by using passwd brianh. It prompts me and says need to be login as root. Is there a way I can change my password?

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Old 08-20-2002, 03:49 PM   #2
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Only root can specify a user name. Since you are already logged in, you should just need to type 'passwd' at the prompt.


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