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Re: Reset unix passwords via Perl?

by elTriberium (Friar)
on Sep 21, 2010 at 20:24 UTC ( #861155=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reset unix passwords via Perl?

You can use Expect to ssh to the remote hosts. This also lets you easily automate the (probably interactive) password-reset process.

In short:

- ssh to the host using Expect

- run passwd

- When asked for the password, send it through Expect

- Done.


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