Linux yppasswd command

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

About yppasswd

yppasswd changes a network password in the NIS database.

yppasswd syntax

yppasswd [ username ]


username Name of user to change the NIS database record.

yppasswd examples

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.