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Re: preventing user changing password?

On Mon, 2004-07-12 at 13:27, Love wrote:
> Dave Love <d.love@dl.ac.uk> writes:
> > Is it possible on the server to prevent specific principals changing
> > their passwords other than by writing a passwd_check function for
> > kpasswdd?  (The situation is a shared id whose password shouldn't be
> > able to be clobbered by users.)
> Right now, no.
Unless you use ldap :-)

Then you can set an ACL on the server that regulates this.


> I've been meaning to write a externalized passwd_check pluging (for
> program, and provide principal and password on stdin) but havn't got around
> to it.
> Love