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changing ftp password

Posted on 2004-10-06
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someone setup my server

he did a great job - but

the password to access

using my favorite ftp software

is too long. How do i change it?


thanks for your time
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Question by:brokencage
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by:brokencage
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login to webmin

click servers

click system

click change passwords

select user whose password you want to change.


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owensleftfoot earned 250 total points
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login with your ftp username to the box using ssh or telnet  and run passwd.
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by:yuzh
yuzh earned 250 total points
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If your account is ftp only account (no login shell), you need to login as root, and then
run:

passwd yourloginname

to change the password.
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