Re: remote passwd change

From: Darrin (
Date: 10/03/03

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    To: "Ruiz Cifuentes, Rolando  " "Matias (CL - Santiago)" <>
    Date: 03 Oct 2003 09:14:05 -0400

    You could try chpass with free-radius.

    google chpass, I believe this is what you are looking for.

    On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 16:21, Ruiz Cifuentes, Rolando Matias (CL -
    Santiago) wrote:
    > Here is the scenario:
    > RedHat 7.2 using shadows passwords -> used for popmail use
    > popmail users are RedHat users, so their password are in /etc/shadow
    > users dont know nothing about linux (they are windows basic users)
    > Here is my problem:
    > I need to make them (~200 users) able to change their linux (mail) pasword
    > remotely, in the easiest every ever thought way. how can i do this? (i' dont
    > care if passwds are send in plaint text over the net) I' was thiking in
    > something like:
    > telnet myserver anyport (using a .bat file in their computers)
    > and then the server replies something like:
    > Enter your Username: <user>
    > Enter your OldPass: <pass1>
    > Enter your NewPass: <pass2>
    > Enter your NewPass again: <pass2>
    > Your password has been change. Have a nice day!
    > do anyone knows anyway to do this? (in this or any other way)
    > thaks for your help
    > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Darrin Powell
    LSSi Corp
    (919) 466-6803

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