Modify a user password.
-d, --delete delete the password for the named account (root only)
-f, --force force operation (effectively calls `chfn''?)
-k, --keep-tokens keep non-expired authentication tokens
-l, --lock lock the named account (root only)
-S, --status report password status on the named account (root only)
--stdin read new tokens from stdin (root only)
-u, --unlock unlock the named account (root only)
-?, --help Show this help message
--usage Display brief usage messageIf no options are specified - passwd will change the password of the currently logged in user - will prompt for the old and new passwords.
Password aging (for new accounts) can be set to enforce a limited lifetime for each password: /etc/login.defs
parameters: PASS_MAX_DAYS, PASS_MIN_DAYS, PASS_WARN_AGE
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