remote password change

Robert Simmons rsimmons0 at
Sat May 28 16:01:03 UTC 2011

On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 8:17 AM, pepe <plaine at> wrote:
> I have two FreeBSD 8 servers running. Server A is for shell access and
> server B for www pages. On B there is only scp/sftp access and no shell
> login.
> Now I'm looking for solution for people to be able to change password for
> server B from inside server A. Or better yet, automatic migration of
> password so if user changes password for server A it would change in server
> B too. Are there some solutions to do this?

NIS was mentioned, another option is Kerberos5.  The effect would be
the same: centralization of authentication.

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