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Updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
 
 

lppasswd (1)

Name

lppasswd - add, change, or delete digest passwords.

Synopsis

lppasswd [ username ]
lppasswd -a [ -g groupname ] username
lppasswd -x username

Description

lppasswd(1)                       Apple Inc.                       lppasswd(1)



NAME
       lppasswd - add, change, or delete digest passwords.

SYNOPSIS
       lppasswd [ username ]
       lppasswd -a [ -g groupname ] username
       lppasswd -x username

DESCRIPTION
       lppasswd  adds,  changes, or deletes passwords in the CUPS digest pass-
       word file, passwd.md5. When run by a normal user, lppasswd will  prompt
       for  the  old  and new passwords.  When run by the super-user, lppasswd
       can add new accounts (-a username),  change  existing  accounts  (user-
       name),  or  delete  accounts (-x username) in the digest password file.
       Digest usernames do not have to match local UNIX usernames.

OPTIONS
       lppasswd supports the following options:

       -g groupname
            Specifies a group other than the default system group.

SECURITY ISSUES
       By default, the lppasswd program is not  installed  to  allow  ordinary
       users  to  change their passwords. To enable this, the lppasswd command
       must be made setuid to root with the command:
       chmod u+s lppasswd

       While every attempt has been  made  to  make  lppasswd  secure  against
       exploits  that could grant super-user privileges to unprivileged users,
       paranoid system administrators may wish  to  use  Basic  authentication
       with accounts managed by PAM instead.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | print/cups       |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Volatile         |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       lp(1), lpr(1),
       http://localhost:631/help

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright 2007-2009 by Apple Inc.



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source                was                downloaded                from
       http://ftp.easysw.com/pub/cups/1.4.5/cups-1.4.5-source.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://www.cups.org/.



22 February 2008                     CUPS                          lppasswd(1)