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Re: Change password with usermod

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On Mar 10, 2007, at 3:55 AM, Krzysztof Dubowik wrote:
However, I usually user chpasswd to change the password from a script, so your script becomes:

# echo postgres:secret | chpasswd

A better idea is to:

# chpasswd < passfile

where passfile has been created with the contents:

postgres:secret

That prevents your new password from appearing momentarily in the process list during this procedure.

—IWC

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