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Old 04-12-2008, 11:52 PM   #1
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Question changing password in linux


I want to know how to change the password for a user on all linux servers who has same password on all servers,

one user say abc this user is created on all linux server and i want to change password for this user on all server?

Wheather it is possible?
Old 04-13-2008, 12:14 AM   #2
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I am guessing you aren't using a centralized authentication system?

If not, the best bet would be to script it. Have a script connect to the remote machine as the determined user and run the defined command (changing the password to whatever variable you give the script) and exit back out. If you give it a list of the servers, it could blow through them all pretty quickly assuming you have good connections to them.

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