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Re: how to reset an expired root password ?



On Friday 01 September 2006 06:00, Jafar wrote:
> Hi Bruno
> Reboot the computer, change the run level to 1 and run usermod root -e
> YYYY-MM-DD (set the expiry date that you want)
>
> On 9/1/06, Bruno Costacurta <pubmb01 skynet be> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > how to reset an expired root password ?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Bruno
> >
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Hi Jafar,
thanks. It works fine with usermod.

Note: just for precision correct syntax is 'usermod [options] [user]'
so something like 'usermod -e 2006-12-31 root'

Bye,
Bruno


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