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Old 12-30-2004, 02:32 PM   #1
cpope67
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Question Password Shell Script Solaris 9


I am working on a script to set/change passwords for users. The script prompts you for the username and then the password. They are stored in variables: $uname and $pword. The script then runs passwd $uname. The output is this:

passwd chris

new password:

What I need to know at this point is how to get the value of $pword to be the input for the new password.

Thanks,
Chris
 
Old 12-30-2004, 03:15 PM   #2
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