Solaris NIS+ and Password Aging

From: Henson Shawn-FSH025 (
Date: 08/21/02

From: Henson Shawn-FSH025 <>
To: "''" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 14:55:14 -0400

Trying to assist someone with activating password aging. They are currently
running Solaris 2.x using NIS+. They have indicated that the NIS+ password
aging feature is broken. I have searched and find a lot of articles about
this problem. Can you confirm this? This functionality is necessary for an
appropriate security implementation.

I am not using NIS+ so I can not test.


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