kpasswd - change a user's Kerberos password
The kpasswd command is used to change a Kerberos principal's
password. Kpasswd prompts for the current Kerberos pass-
word, which is used to obtain a changepw ticket from the KDC
for the user's Kerberos realm. If kpasswd successfully
obtains the changepw ticket, the user is prompted twice for
the new password, and the password is changed.
If the principal is governed by a policy that specifies the
length and/or number of character classes required in the
new password, the new password must conform to the policy.
(The five character classes are lower case, upper case,
numbers, punctuation, and all other characters.)
change the password for the Kerberos principal princi-
pal. Otherwise, the principal is derived from the
identity of the user invoking the kpasswd command.
temporary credentials cache for the life-
time of the password changing operation.
([pid] is the process-ID of the kpasswd
If kpasswd is suspended, the changepw tickets may not be
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