At 14:02 22/06/00, James Raftery wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 22, 2000 at 12:19:43PM +0100, Fergal Daly wrote:
> > or use chpasswd to modify a whole load of passwords in batch (takes plain
> > or encrypted),
>>Note about chpasswd: it only makes DES encrypted password strings. If
>you want MD5 you'll need to use passwd (or summat else that does MD5).
That's nasty, looks like chpasswd doesn't use PAM at all which would have
to be classed as a bug.
>The passwd on my RH6.2 box has a --stdin option, so you could feed
>passwords in via a pipe.
Handy unless you're doing lots and lots of them,
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