Linux yppasswd command

Updated: 05/04/2019 by Computer Hope
yppasswd command

On Unix-like operating systems, the yppasswd command changes a network password in the NIS database.


yppasswd [ username ]


username Name of user to change the NIS database record.


yppasswd hope

changes the NIS database for the user hope. To execute this command requires superuser permissions.

keylogin — Decrypt a user's secret key on SunOS.
login — Begin a session on a system.
nispasswd — Change NIS+ password information.
passwd — Change a user's password.