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authorPaul Eggleton <paul.eggleton@microsoft.com>2021-04-12 16:54:43 +1200
committerRichard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>2021-04-15 20:18:58 +0100
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ref-manual: add passwd-expire to EXTRA_USERS_PARAMS
Add a reference to the recently added passwd-expire command in EXTRA_USERS_PARAMS. (From yocto-docs rev: 9a6c8b37a1e6baab4dfb2ffe7b4abdf7dcbb8822) Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <paul.eggleton@microsoft.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
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@@ -2293,6 +2293,17 @@ system and gives an overview of their function and contents.
# usermod -s /bin/sh tester; \
# "
+ Additionally there is a special ``passwd-expire`` command that will
+ cause the password for a user to be expired and thus force changing it
+ on first login, for example::
+
+ EXTRA_USERS_PARAMS += " useradd myuser; passwd-expire myuser;"
+
+ .. note::
+
+ At present, ``passwd-expire`` may only work for remote logins when
+ using OpenSSH and not dropbear as an SSH server.
+
:term:`FEATURE_PACKAGES`
Defines one or more packages to include in an image when a specific
item is included in :term:`IMAGE_FEATURES`.