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Old 09-11-2006, 03:47 AM   #1
DarReNz
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password change


Hi all,

I am wondering when changing password eg. passwd root & root1, does it enable password expiring as it happens in Solaris. Is there a command or a file to check whether the id expires and how to make it non-expiry ?

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Old 09-11-2006, 03:57 AM   #2
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By default its no-expiry for the users you create.

To set expiry use the command usermod [-e option]
See
man usermod


And to change the default settings , change the file

/etc/login.defs



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