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Old 09-24-2004, 11:01 AM   #1
liguorir
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Cool Initial passwd change


When creating an initial password for a user on a solaris box, via useradd, the user will be prompted to add a new password after his first login.

Specifically, how does the system know that it is the user's first login? Is it in the /etc/passwd or /etc/shadow file, or elsewhere?

Please advise.

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UPDATED:

I got the answer, either 'passwd -f username' or change third value in /etc/shadow to 0.

Last edited by liguorir; 09-24-2004 at 11:53 AM.
 
  


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