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Re: password question.



On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 10:15 AM, Steven W. Orr <steveo syslang net> wrote:
> Under F9, I want to create an account such that the user will be required to
> change the password on login, but I don't have control over how soon (or
> late) the user will get to that first login. Is there a way to do it? The
> passwd command didn't look like it had anything useful.
>
> TIA
>

as root at the CLI:
      # chage -d 01/01/1970 <someUser>
The user will be prompted to change his password next login.

~af


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