pwupdate



PWUPDATE(8)                 Linux Reference Manual                 PWUPDATE(8)




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>



NYS YP Server                      Jan 1998                        PWUPDATE(8)

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