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how to configur linux to prompt users to change their administrator-provided password

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senthil_kumar_1
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how to configur linux to prompt users to change their administrator-provided password

Hi All,

how to configur linux to prompt users to change their administrator-provided password when users log into a system with that password.
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Patrick Wallek
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Re: how to configur linux to prompt users to change their administrator-provided password

Which version of Linux?

On my SuSE Linux systems, the '-e' argument to the passwd command forces a password change the next time a user logs in.

# passwd -e username

Check the 'passwd' man page on your system to see if it uses '-e' or what the option may be.
Tim Nelson
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Re: how to configur linux to prompt users to change their administrator-provided password

chage -d 0 username

works as well.