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RE: password change

by ncw (Friar)
on Sep 04, 2000 at 23:51 UTC ( #31035=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to password change

You have to ssh to the server and run /usr/sbin/usermod <username> -p crypted-password

Eg :-

$crypted_pass = crypt $password, substr(crypt(rand, "AA"), 2, 2); system("ssh", "-l", "root", "www.perlmonks.com", "/usr/sbin/usermod '$user' -p '$crypted_pass'") == 0 or die "...";
(Just kidding ;-)

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