Difference between revisions of "Account Management"

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On '''mother''', run:
 
On '''mother''', run:
  
:passwd -r nis -e
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You need to verify with your password, and then enter '''the full path''' to your new shell. Valid shells are listed in ''/etc/shells''
 
You need to verify with your password, and then enter '''the full path''' to your new shell. Valid shells are listed in ''/etc/shells''
  
 
[[Category:Handbook]]
 
[[Category:Handbook]]

Revision as of 04:39, 20 November 2011

This page explains how to manage the basics of your account

Changing your password

Change your password by logging into mother and issuing the following command:

passwd -r nis

You will be prompted for your old password, and asked to confirm your new one.

Changing your shell

On mother, run:

passwd -r nis -e

You need to verify with your password, and then enter the full path to your new shell. Valid shells are listed in /etc/shells

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