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Old 12-24-2004, 01:11 PM   #1
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Making users change passwords on first login

Hello, I'm on a Fedora Core 2 box. I want to be able to force a newly created user to change his password the first time he logs in, but not again after that. I've heard this is possible on some distros, but the users/groups tool provided doesn't offer this as an option. Is there a workaround?

Thanks in advance.
Old 12-24-2004, 01:28 PM   #2
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Just "man passwd" and skip down to "Password expiry information".


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