Expired password handling in openssh-2.5.1p1/2

Kevin Steves stevesk at sweden.hp.com
Wed Mar 28 19:03:26 EST 2001

On Tue, 27 Mar 2001, Kevin Taylor wrote:
: > : Right now the program closes the connection....the commercial ssh
: > : manages to exec /bin/passwd after they enter their current password.
: >
: > there is only support thru PAM right now.  i had started a
: > multi-platform password interface last year, and while it was close to
: > the point of being integrated, i have been side-tracked with stuff that
: > was more interesting to work on.  adding just code to run passwd if the
: > password has expired isn't hard, and maybe we should do that.
: Has any of this ended up in the current openssh portable code?

no, what platform are you using?  i should have said adding code to run
passwd for one platform isn't hard.  you have getspent(), getprpwent(),
BSD pw_change, some with password aging data in the password field, and
getpwaent() systems, and probably more.  i'll think about it some more.

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