PWUPDATE

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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

SEE ALSO

rpc.yppasswdd(8), ypserv(8)

AUTHOR

Olaf Kirch <okir@monad.swb.de>,
Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@suse.de>