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KB-0080: Changing the password for the root user on HP-UX

Centrify DirectControl ,  

12 April,16 at 11:41 AM

Question:

How to change the password for the root user on HP-UX?


Answer:

Although you can log on with the local root user account by typing root\@localhost, you cannot use this string to change the password for the local root account. To change the password for the local root user account, use the following command:

passwd -r files root

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