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Old 04-12-2005, 03:16 AM   #1
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Password ageing for existing AIX users

Hello all,
Is there a way/ a command in AIX to change all existing users' maxage value? chuser basically changes a specific user's details, but you cant seem to make it change it for *all* users. I heard my colleague said that there is a command that lets you change for all users, but he wasnt sure what. Can you guys shed some light on this matter?

Thanks in advance!

- Suze

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Old 04-12-2005, 01:44 PM   #2
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for i in `cat /etc/passwd |awk '{print $2}' `
echo changing $i
# chuser $ blah-blah-blah

I'm not quite sure of $2, have a look, it could be $1 or $4.




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