lchage



lchage(1)                                                            lchage(1)




NAME

       lchage - Display or change user password policy



SYNOPSIS

       lchage [OPTION]... user



DESCRIPTION

       Displays or allows changing password policy of user.



OPTIONS

       -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 libuser configuration.


       -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).



EXIT STATUS

       The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.



libuser                           Jan 12 2005                        lchage(1)

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