Managing passwords with passwd

Define a password management policy using the command /usr/bin/passwd

TCB - Any user can change his own password using /usr/bin/passwd when tcb scheme is enabled

Traditional - Any user can change his own password using /usr/bin/passwd when tcb scheme is disabled

Only root - Only superuser (root) has the right to change user passwords


Supported on: At least ALT Platform 8
Select an operating mode:


  1. TCB
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\BaseALT\Policies\Control
    Value Namepasswd
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Valuetcb
  2. Traditional (tcb sechema off)
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\BaseALT\Policies\Control
    Value Namepasswd
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Valuetraditional
  3. Only root
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\BaseALT\Policies\Control
    Value Namepasswd
    Value TypeREG_SZ
    Valuerestricted


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