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Re: /bin/passwd as shell

martin f krafft wrote:
> that was me, and no, noone has mentioned any bad aspects yet, other than your
> users having to type the old password twice. however, it's not the
> solution i amlooking for, so i am implementing a highly secure way to do it over and
> SSL/TLS-encrypted webform with emphasis on minimization of root privilege
> needs.
> i'll post to the list when i am done.

I found something that claims to do this.

It claims to use PAM, and it should only be used over https for reasons
that should be obvious.

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