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Needs to develop a script which will automate password change

Question asked by vijith G on Jul 23, 2020
Latest reply on Jul 25, 2020 by vijith G



In my current project I must develop a script which will automate changing password. Manually I cannot enter the password. The script has to provide the password. When I checked the passwd command option I could not find --stdin option. Please let me know any solution for this


echo "Password \password"| passwd --stdin root

did not work


1: --stdin option not available.

2: echo not putting the "Password" in new password: option


Thanks & Regards

Vijith G