lost our login password:how do you get it back?

lost our login password:how do you get it back?

Post by JCarr378 » Sun, 24 Mar 1996 04:00:00



sorry for the dumb questions. employee left, took password. how do you get
it back on sol 2.4

Powerstar Inc.                                                  SCSI-3,
UPS Technologies
800-209-5556

 
 
 

lost our login password:how do you get it back?

Post by Doug Hugh » Sun, 24 Mar 1996 04:00:00


|> sorry for the dumb questions. employee left, took password. how do you get
|> it back on sol 2.4
|>

easiest way? Boot off CDROM, mount root disk on /mnt
(mount /dev/c0t3d0s0 /mnt typically)
edit /mnt/etc/passwd, zero out passwd or set it to something else.

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lost our login password:how do you get it back?

Post by Bibek Gho » Sun, 24 Mar 1996 04:00:00




>sorry for the dumb questions. employee left, took password. how do you get
>it back on sol 2.4

>Powerstar Inc.                                                  SCSI-3,
>UPS Technologies
>800-209-5556

From the back-up.. see the utility of regular backups?

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