lppasswd(1) Apple Inc. lppasswd(1)NAMElppasswd - add, change, or delete digest passwords.
SYNOPSISlppasswd [ username ]
lppasswd-a [ -g groupname ] username
DESCRIPTIONlppasswd adds, changes, or deletes passwords in the CUPS digest pass‐
word file, passwd.md5. When run by a normal user, lppasswd will prompt
for the old and new passwords. When run by the super-user, lppasswd
can add new accounts (-a username), change existing accounts (user‐
name), or delete accounts (-x username) in the digest password file.
Digest usernames do not have to match local UNIX usernames.
OPTIONSlppasswd supports the following options:
Specifies a group other than the default system group.
The lppasswd command is installed setuid to root. While every attempt
has been made to make it secure against exploits that could grant
super-user privileges to unprivileged users, paranoid system adminis‐
trators may wish to disable or change the ownership of the program to
an unprivileged account.
SEE ALSOlp(1), lpr(1),
Copyright 2007 by Apple Inc.
20 March 2006 Common UNIX Printing System lppasswd(1)