PWUPDATE

Section: Linux Reference Manual (8)
Updated: Jan 1998
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NAME

pwupdate - updates passwd and shadow NIS map  

SYNOPSIS

/usr/lib/yp/pwupdate [ shadow ]  

DESCRIPTION

pwupdate is invoked by rpc.yppasswdd(8) after changing the password and it should update the passwd and shadow NIS map. Never run it by hand.  

OPTIONS

shadow
Normally, only the passwd map will be updated. With this option, pwupdate will update the shadow map, too.
 

FILES

/etc/passwd
/etc/shadow
 

SEE ALSO

rpc.yppasswdd(8), ypserv(8)  

AUTHOR

Olaf Kirch <okir@monad.swb.de>,
Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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