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 ]

Options

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.