unix password sync problems!

Doug Hughes Doug.Hughes at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Thu Apr 2 21:55:37 GMT 1998

>Dan Stromberg wrote:
>> Has anyone done this sort of password synch'ing with NIS?
>*Can* root change an NIS password remotely without plaintext
>knowledge of the old password ?

Only on the NIS master can root change a NIS password without knowing
the old password. (At least on SunOS that is true, I'm not sure how 
other OS's implement this)

 Doug Hughes				Engineering Network Services
 doug at eng.auburn.edu			Auburn University

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