Re: [NEWBIE] Changing a Server Password

From: Peter Ajamian (
Date: 11/03/99

Jonah Arnot wrote:

> I don't have much experience on Unix servers - about all I can do is upload
> and download through FTP.  I am worried though about someone accessing the
> server's files.  Anyone know how to change my password?

From the shell prompt just type "passwd" and follow the directions.

BTW, if you're worried about the server's admin accessing the files changing
the password won't help and nothing is more solid than a good off-server backup
to minimize the damage that a hacker (or anyone for that matter) can cause.



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