Solaris Naming Administration Guide

nistbladm And the Number of Days

Most password aging parameters are expressed in number of days. The following principles and rules apply:

Values are entered in both the Lastchange snd the Expire fields as a number of days since January 1, 1970. For example:

Table 11-2 Number of Days Since 1/1/70


Day Number 

January 1, 1970 

January 2, 1970 

January 2, 1971 


January 1, 1997