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Re: Forcing new users to change their password on first login?

> The only way I could come up with to create a user with an expired
> account, is to change the date of the last password change to the
> lowest value possible (January 1th 1970), and the maximum password age
> to the difference in days between that date and today.

A simpler way is to just use passwd(1):

       -e, --expire
           Immediately expire an account´s password. This in effect can force
           a user to change his/her password at the user´s next login.


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