Linux Commands to manage Local Accounts – useradd, usermod, chage & passwd

Pradeep Kumar

I am a huge fan of open source and love to share How To's tutorials on Linux, Cloud and DevOps. I have been working as Linux Consultant, Cloud & DevOps Engineer since 2010

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  1. nerdtron says:

    instead of using the echo -e command to set the password, the passwd command has an option to accept input from the Standard input. This is helpful for script and batch changing passwords for users:

    echo “newpass” | passwd –stdin username

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