in aix, what is the equavalent of /etc/logindefs ?

Posted on 2011-02-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
In aix I need to prove for a compliance report that passwords are longer than 8 char, must be changed every 90 days etc.

What file do I need ?  
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Oh, andI need it for solaris also :)

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But don't edit this file. Use "lsuser" and "chuser"!
See the respective manpages.

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The other relevant file in AIX is /etc/security/user.
But as I wrote, don't edit these files directly.
lsuser -f username to list attributes
and chuser attribute=value username to change them.


/etc/default/passwd is the configuration file.

Use /bin/passwd to change values.
See "man passwd" for more.



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thank you very much.

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