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How do I disable password expiration for SSH in Solaris 10?

Posted on 2009-06-30
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Greetings,

I remember finding this before (and I thought it was in sshd_config) but I can't seem to find where I can disable password expiration in Solaris 10 for SSH.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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passwd -x -1 user_name
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Yes, but please keep in mind that there is no password setting exclusively for ssh, it uses just the operating system password (if publickey or the like is not configured/used).
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SSH does not have a provision to create and keep paswords. Passwrd authentication is done with through the hosting OS. So if a user password expires in the os then he won't be able to logon through SSH.
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However if you're interested through logging in using SSH keys please follow the instructions on this article:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/OS/Linux/SSH-access-using-public-key.html
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