[FreeNX-kNX] Changing password

Alfred Rapozo alfred.rapozo at gmail.com
Wed Feb 25 13:36:15 UTC 2009

That's not a bad idea. I don't give users the whole destkop, only one
application. So I could configure the client to run the script and the
script will then run the application when its done.
Has someone done something like this that can give me a little heads up?

On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Chris Roberts <cjr at tridentgarages.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 Feb 2009, Alfred Rapozo wrote:
>> How do you guys manage changing passwords for the users?
>> If a users password expires it just exits with an error when it
>> connects, it doesn't give them the option to change it.
>> What are my options?
> We don't use NX exclusively, so it has not caused us a problem yet!
> In KDE I would be tempted to write a simple bash or perl script that
> interrogates the password status ("passwd -S"), then uses kdialog to warn the
> user that their password will expire in X days, "change password now? [Yes]
> [No]".  If the user pressed Yes it would run:
>  kcmshell kcm_useraccount
> Chris Roberts.
> ________________________________________________________________
>     Were you helped on this list with your FreeNX problem?
>    Then please write up the solution in the FreeNX Wiki/FAQ:
> http://openfacts2.berlios.de/wikien/index.php/BerliosProject:FreeNX_-_FAQ
>         Don't forget to check the NX Knowledge Base:
>                 http://www.nomachine.com/kb/
> ________________________________________________________________
>       FreeNX-kNX mailing list --- FreeNX-kNX at kde.org
>      https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/freenx-knx
> ________________________________________________________________

More information about the FreeNX-kNX mailing list