Editing /etc/passwd to disable password not working

Joaquin Nadal Dura ximo.nadal at ific.uv.es
Thu Mar 1 13:35:16 UTC 2012

On 03/01/2012 01:19 PM, Santanu Chatterjee wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Joaquin Nadal Dura
> <ximo.nadal at ific.uv.es> wrote:
>> Try:
>> $ sudo passwd --delete username
> Nope. Still not working. I am getting the account disables (i.e.
> locked), but not "password-less". But as you said, the manual for
> passwd does indicate that this should render the account passwordless!
> Any ideas?

Hi again,

See usermod options --lock & --unlock. But I'm not sure if it works.


ximo.nadal at ific.uv.es

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