LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-10-2012, 01:09 PM   #1
dmz1213
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2012
Posts: 40

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
how to reactivate an user account


An user account has expired:
Last password change : Jun 29, 2012
Password expires : Sep 27, 2012
Password inactive : Oct 04, 2012
Account expires : never
Minimum number of days between password change : 7
Maximum number of days between password change : 90
Number of days of warning before password expires : 28

What is the command to reactivate it?
Thanks.
 
Old 12-10-2012, 01:12 PM   #2
EDDY1
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Mar 2010
Location: Oakland,Ca
Distribution: wins7, Debian wheezy
Posts: 6,838

Rep: Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649
try adduser <username>
 
Old 12-10-2012, 01:19 PM   #3
EDDY1
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Mar 2010
Location: Oakland,Ca
Distribution: wins7, Debian wheezy
Posts: 6,838

Rep: Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649Reputation: 649
Look at section 7.2 here
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Shadow-Password-HOWTO-7.html
It appears "passwd -u <username>" may unlock account
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I got a root account only but no user account hitmen Linux - Newbie 2 08-27-2012 02:38 AM
Prevent user account from logging in but allow su to account DejaCpp Linux - General 4 07-26-2006 11:44 AM
User Account to Access Another Account benfaust Linux - General 2 06-28-2006 12:26 PM
system account or user account??? yenonn Linux - Newbie 6 05-10-2006 07:49 PM
is it legitimate and allowed and can be done to make another user account set uid and gid to null 0 to make another root account with different name and possibly not damage the debian system creating and using that new account BenJoBoy Linux - Newbie 12 01-29-2006 10:02 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:48 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration