System Administration Guide: Naming and Directory Services (NIS+)

Minimum Weeks

You can use the MINWEEKS default in the /etc/defaults/passwd file to set the minimum number of weeks that must pass before a user can change passwords. To set a default minimum time period, type the appropriate number of weeks after the equal sign on the MINWEEKS= line:


Where N is a number of weeks. For example, MINWEEKS=2.