Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: Jan 12 2005 Local index
lchage - Display or change user password policy
lchage [OPTION]... user
Displays or allows changing password policy of user.
- -d, --date=days
Set the date of last password change to days after Jan 1 1970.
- -E, --expire=days
Set the account expiration date to days after Jan 1 1970.
Set days to -1 to disable account expiration.
- -i, --interactive
Ask all questions when connecting to the user database,
even if default answers are set up in
- -I, --inactive=days
Disable the account after days after password expires (after
the user user is required to change the password).
- -l, --list
Only list current user's policy and make no changes.
- -m, --mindays=days
Require at least days days between password changes.
Set days to 0 to disable this checking.
- -M, --maxdays=days
Require changing the password after days since last password change.
Set days to 99999 to disable this checking.
- -W, --warndays=days
Start warning the user days before password expires (before
the user is required to change the password).
The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.
- EXIT STATUS
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