pwupdate (8) - Linux Man Pages

pwupdate: updates passwd and shadow NIS map

NAME

pwupdate - updates passwd and shadow NIS map

SYNOPSIS

/usr/lib/yp/pwupdate [shadow]

DESCRIPTION

pwupdate

is invoked by rpc.yppasswdd(8) after changing the password and it should update the passwd and shadow NIS map. Never run it by hand.

OPTIONS

shadow

Normally, only the passwd map will be updated. With this option, pwupdate will update the shadow map, too.

FILES

/etc/passwd, /etc/shadow

AUTHOR

Olaf Kirch <okir [at] monad.swb.de>, Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk [at] suse.de>

SEE ALSO

rpc.yppasswdd(8), ypserv(8)