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Reset password of nis user

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I have to reset the password of one employee as he forgot it. It is nis user and I am logged in nis server. passwd command is asking for old password and we dont know it. please help?

muito obrigado
Júlio Baptista Mariano
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Re: Reset password of nis user

saludos Julio,

Did you try to use yppasswd command?
Would you paste here any error message that you see?

todo lo mejor
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions
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Re: Reset password of nis user

saludos,

the best way to do it is to use SAM.
Go to the NIS users section in SAM and try resetting the password. Let us know if that works.

todo lo mejor
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions

Re: Reset password of nis user

yppassword is tried and not work.
sam is working fine!

Any other command to do this?

thankyou very much