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- Join Date
- Aug 2006
say passwd actualpassword user
but this doesn't work.
- Join Date
- Jul 2005
To set/change password for user, as root, type:
Enter new UNIX password: Retype new UNIX password:
Modify a user password. SYNTAX passwd [options...] OPTIONS -d, --delete delete the password for the named account (root only) -f, --force force operation (effectively calls `chfn'?) -k, --keep-tokens keep non-expired authentication tokens -l, --lock lock the named account (root only) -S, --status report password status on the named account (root only) --stdin read new tokens from stdin (root only) -u, --unlock unlock the named account (root only) -?, --help Show this help message --usage Display brief usage messageIf no options are specified - passwd will change the password of the currently logged in user - will prompt for the old and new passwords.---[ MS09-99896 - Vulnerability in All MS Windows OS ; Using Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution. ]---
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