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Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Unix Command passwd

One of the Unix Commands which is useful our day to day life is passwd. We will learn now how to use this command.

To change your password this command is useful.
How to change a password for your login:

Login to unix machine with your login id and enter your password
Now if you want to change the current password  passwd command is used to change password.
Type passwd in your command prompt:
Now machine will ask you to enter your current password,please enter it, then it will ask for new password
please enter new password ,the machine will ask again to confirm the new passward please enter it.

Now you changed your password now.