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Old 10-22-2010, 04:43 AM   #1
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how to find expired account


how to find expired account
 
Old 10-29-2010, 05:42 AM   #2
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how to find expired account
... on what? -- We need a more complete question before we can help you.
 
Old 10-29-2010, 06:04 AM   #3
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Use chage command to list and activate expired user account in linux

chage - change user password expiry information

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Old 10-29-2010, 11:02 AM   #4
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[root@ns1 ~]# chage -l root

Last password change : Oct 26, 2010
Password expires : never
Password inactive : never
Account expires : never
Minimum number of days between password change : 0
Maximum number of days between password change : 99999
Number of days of warning before password expires : 7
 
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Old 10-29-2010, 01:48 PM   #5
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Please wait for OP to clarify his question.

I have read the man page & run it a couple of times; & I don't think chage is the answer: it needs a user name.

chage by itself only gives a short help.

chage -l root only gives info about the root acct.
 
Old 10-29-2010, 02:36 PM   #6
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i have seen three before this one today that are one line and VERY VERY vague
and the OP's have 1 post
i think we have a bot problem

-- this one reported as a bot --
 
Old 10-30-2010, 07:41 AM   #7
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Good idea, wish I had thought of it.
 
  


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