remote password change

pepe plaine at
Mon May 30 16:39:05 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 9:31 AM, pepe <plaine at> wrote:

> On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 3:17 PM, 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?
>> --
>> pepe
> So. I did look into NIS but it seems little problematic with different UIDs
> on all users in different servers. And the thing is I don't really need to
> sync passwords that much. It would be enough if there is way to just change
> passwords in ftp/scp server with shell access only into other server. If
> there is not this kind of solution then web-application would be ok too if
> there are any? NIS would be good, but seems little heavy solution since all
> that I really need right now between these servers is access for some people
> to change their ftp password...
> --
> pepe

Ok. Problem solved. I just had to run nis server on other server B and then
password can be changed from server A with yppasswd -h host.server.A
Thank's for suggestions everyone!


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