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Re: [SLUG] chaging linux passwords from a web page
- To: Jobst Schmalenbach <jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] chaging linux passwords from a web page
- From: "Rachel Polanskis" <rachel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Aug 27 15:14:02 2001
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Mon, 27 Aug 2001, Jobst Schmalenbach wrote:
> > the most popular solution i've seen is to run the eudora password change daemon poppassd and use a perl script to change the password through poppassd. the perl script takes the details from a form post action.
> What are the users running? Windows?
> DO they use Eudora?
> AFAIK its part of the menu of Eudora.
> Goto Eudora -> Menu -> Special -> Change Password
> and it will ask you which of your passwords you want to change.
I actually had a version of poppassd that I hacked to use PAM/LDAP.
You could change your passwd through Eudora or via the web.
Unfortunately I do not have the source code anymore but it
is very simple to do....
Rachel Polanskis Optus/Excite@Home
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