Bug 121758 - passwd -e flag does not exist
Summary: passwd -e flag does not exist
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: shadow-utils
Version: 3.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords: FutureFeature
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2004-04-27 14:37 UTC by Joao Almeida
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-27 15:42:23 UTC


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Description Joao Almeida 2004-04-27 14:37:48 UTC
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Description of problem:
The passwd command does not have the "-e" flag "The user will be
forced to change the password at next login." 
And there is not valid alternative to it.

This is a must have feature because in production systems the acount
setup will be done by one person and therefore there is a security
risk in it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
shadow-utils-4.0.3-7

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man passwd
2. passwd -e
3.
    

Expected Results:  The user whould be force to change is password at
the next login.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Suzanne Hillman 2004-04-30 15:43:44 UTC
Internal RFE bug #122109 entered; will be considered for future releases.

Comment 2 Suzanne Hillman 2004-05-27 15:42:23 UTC
This request should be brought to the upstream maintainer of shadow-utils.

Comment 3 Nalin Dahyabhai 2004-05-27 18:19:06 UTC
An alternative is "chage -d 0".


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