Bug 100424

Summary: Option -e is missing in passwd binary
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Stefan Marquardt <stefan.marquardt>
Component: passwdAssignee: Tomas Mraz <tmraz>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Mike McLean <mikem>
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Description Stefan Marquardt 2003-07-22 09:44:22 UTC
Description of problem:

Much users need the -e option.
Users needs to changes his passwd at next login.

This IS in the german manpage of passwd but passwd does not knows this option.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible:
passwd -e user
Option not shown at passwd -?


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Expected results:
User needs to change this password at next login

Additional info:
Don't change the manpage, change passwd so it's equal to SUSE Linux and HP-UX.

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-03-25 13:33:15 UTC
This functionality is handled by chage utility.
chage -d 0 <user>