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Re: allowing users to change passwords

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously martin f krafft wrote:
> > what would speak against setting the user's login shell to
> > /usr/bin/passwd?
> Nothing, works just fine. It might be a bit confusing for users
> though since they will have to enter their original password
> twice as well.

You may wish to set the motd specifically for them and explain in 
it what they need to do.

I would also audit the passwd program carefully for security 
problems like buffer overflows, etc.

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