How to reset a user password in NIS+ (Doc ID 1011692.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 9.0 to 10.0]
All Platforms

Goal

This document provides an example about how a NIS+ administrator can reset the password of a NIS+ user.
The example procedure in this document may get used in situations where a NIS+ user has forgot his password.

Oracle Solaris version 10 is the latest version of Solaris that provides the feature of NIS+ Naming Service.
This feature does not exist anymore in Oracle Solaris 11 and also won't exist in any future version of Oracle Solaris.

 

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