Solaris Naming Administration Guide

nistbladm and Shadow Column Fields

You use the nistbladm command to set password parameters by specifying the values of the different fields in the shadow column. These fields are entered in the format:



Caution - Caution -

When using nistbladm on the shadow column of the password table, all of the numeric fields must contain appropriate values. You cannot leave a field blank, or enter a zero, as a no change placeholder.

For example, to specify that the user amy last changed her password on day 9246 (May 1, 1995), cannot change her password until it has been in use for 7 days, must change her password after 30 days, will be warned to change her password after the 25th day, must not remain inactive more than 15 days, and has an account that will expire on day number 9255, you would type: