While working on the 'passwd' command on Linux, I referred to the pam_cracklib man page.I found out that the password 'strength check' works in the following manner:... [by tanugupta5]
I have got a problem,
i have Solaris 8 server, where on running the passwd command, it says permission denied. I have checked /bin/passwd, /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow all have permissions as like one working server.
It is happening for root user and all other users.
i have tried replacing the /bin/passwd from some other server but it didn't work even then.
Thanks in advance
I've a problem regarding understanding of result of passwd -s command.
> passwd -s
abc PS 05/24/12 0 441
I'm not a super user. But i need to write a simple code for checking password expiry and send an email to the team id. Is there any other command or way to achieve this?
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