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Date:      Thu, 17 Jul 1997 23:59:29 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        ashworth@cs.montana.edu
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Change another user's password?
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.96.970717235758.283M-100000@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <33CEA9F5.1C98B047@spacehog.structured.net>

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On Thu, 17 Jul 1997, Justin Ashworth wrote:

> Is there a way for one user to change another user's password? 

The superuser can run 'passwd user' to change user's password.  

Root can also modify /etc/master.passwd manually and regenerate the
password database.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
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