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Re: Not allow users to change passwd





On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Brian Somers wrote:

> > Hi oBSD'ers.
> > 
> > I have a server (yes my old crappy one) where people can log
> > in only if they've sent me their public ssh key.
> > 
> > I want to disable their regular Unix password, and make sure
> > they can't change it.
> > 
> > What is the best way of doing this ?
> 
> You don't actually have to do anything smart :*)  If you just vipw 
> and * out everyones password your job is done.  Remember, passwd will 
> prompt the user for their old password !

Of course !!!
Do I feel like an idiot now.

Thanks.

> 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Tony Sarendal
> 
> -- 
> Brian <brian@Awfulhak.org>                        <brian@FreeBSD.org>
>       <http://www.Awfulhak.org>                   <brian@OpenBSD.org>
> Don't _EVER_ lose your sense of humour !          <brian@FreeBSD.org.uk>
> 
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