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PASSWD(1)							     PASSWD(1)

       passwd - change user password

       auth/passwd [ -u user ] [ -s signer ] [ keyfile ]

       Passwd  changes the secret shared between the invoker and the authentiā€
       cation server signer (default: $SIGNER).	 The  signer  must  offer  the
       keysrv(4) service.

       The  secret  is associated with a remote user name that need not be the
       same as the name of the invoking user on the local system.  That remote
       user  name is specified by a certificate signed by signer, and obtained
       from keyfile.  Keyfile  identifies  a  file  containing	a  certificate
       (default: If keyfile is not an absolute pathname, the file used will be
       /usr/user/keyring/keyfile.  User by default is the invoking user's name
       (read from /dev/user), but the -u option can name another.

       Passwd  connects to the signer, authenticating using the certificate in
       keyfile, and checks that the user  in  the  certificate	is  registered
       there  with  an	existing secret.  Passwd then prompts for the (remote)
       user's old secret, to double-check identity, then  prompts  for	a  new
       one, which must be confirmed.

       Secrets	must be at least eight characters long.	 Try to make them hard
       to guess.

	      current user name

	      local mount point for connection to remote keysrv(4)


       keyfs(4), keysrv(4), changelogin(8), logind(8)


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