From: Garth Fitzmaurice (garth at domain NOSPAMfitzmaurice.ie)
Date: Mon 21 May 2001 - 19:43:00 IST
On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 11:27:43AM +0100, hrishy samant wrote:
> i wanna know how to create a new user/existing user so
> that when the user logs in he will be prompted to
> change his password automatically.
Password aging information can be set with the passwd command. this is probably what you are looking for. 'man passwd'
If you dont want to set password ageing information but just want to annoy the user by prompting "please change your password" every time he logs in, then this could be set in whatever startup file is read when he logs in.. ie if bash shell then /etc/profile, if (t)csh then /etc/csh.login. Just add an if $LOGNAME = user then.. type statement so that it only affects him/her.
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