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Warn when password is about to expire

July 25th, 2012 1 comment

This script can be used to check if a user’s password is about to expire
and throws a popup windows alerting the user, and explaining to change the password.
By default it will start the popup when its 7 days or less to expire.

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reset redhat 5 password

December 29th, 2011 No comments

reset redhat 5 password +boot

When you lost your root password in a RedHat Linux Based systems you should first have access to the console, (the machine itself).
Power on, or reboot as needed.

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SSH Automatic Login

September 8th, 2011 No comments

SSH Automatic Login

Well I am tired of entering my password 100 times a day, are you too?
The solution I wrote this script using the powerful expect
download expect

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reset esx 4 password

February 25th, 2010 No comments

How to reset ESX password 1. Power on the ESX server. At the Grub boot loader, select the “VMware ESX 4.0” entry and press a to modify the kernel arguments. 2. Add a space and the word single to the end of the list of arguments and press Enter. (Note that the first few arguments will scroll off the left hand side of the console.) 3. At the prompt, type the command passwd and press Enter. 4. Enter the command reboot and press Enter. ESX will boot normally.

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