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rajesh73
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password policy change in hp-ux 11.31

 

how to set the below points for indual user

 

1.password expire every 90 days
2.5 Bad password attempt
3.Minimum password length 8 character
4.PASSWORD_HISTORY_DEPTH

 

 

please hel me urgent

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Doug_Lamoureux
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Re: password policy change in hp-ux 11.31

  Take a look at the security man page on an hp-ux 11iv3 system, or use this link for the online man pages: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02267343/c02267343.pdf  to see the available security attributes available on 11iv3 (you can also look at the /etc/default/security and /etc/security.dsc files).  The /etc/default/security holds the user configurable “defaults” for these values, the /etc/security.dsc file has the system defaults for these settings.  If you want to modify an attribute on a “per user” basis use the userdbset –u <user> … command.  

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Re: password policy change in hp-ux 11.31

our server is trusted mode. above procedure is suitable
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Re: password policy change in hp-ux 11.31

 

In case of trusted system, all the parameters in security file doesnt work. As Doug suggested, refer the security man page in this  http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bc/docs/support/SupportManual/c02267343/c02267343.pdf to know which parameters can be used in trusted enviroment. 

 

Security file parameters Examples :  

 

AUTH_MAXTRIES -  It does not apply to trusted system

LONG_PASSWORD - Its apply to trusted system

PASSWORD_HISTORY_DEPTIts apply to trusted system

 


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>the above link is not opening

 

It works fine for me.

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rajesh73
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Re: password policy change in HP-UX 11.31

i want to set a password expire date for one perticular user

 

example

today 9th march 2012. i want to set one user password expire is 20th march 2012. then what can i do

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pradeep m
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On HP-UX11.31,

start SMH-> Go to  Accounts for Users and Groups (Press u )->Local Users (Press l)

Select the user you would like to edit and press "s" to get in to "Modify Security Attributes" which would allow you to set the user wise security attributes. 

 

 

 

 

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pradeep m
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Re: password policy change in hp-ux 11.31

On HP-UX11.31 with Trusted System environment, use the below method to define user level security attributes.

 

1. Start SMH TUI and get into "Accounts for Users and Groups"

2. Select "users" and press "Enter"

3. Select the user from the list of users and go to "Actions" menu

4. From the drop down menu, choose "Modify Security Policies" option to set user level security attributes.

5. Follow the instructions to complete. 

 

 

 

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