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lchage(1)                                                            lchage(1)



NAME
       lchage - Display or change user password policy


SYNOPSIS
       lchage [OPTION]... user


DESCRIPTION
       Displays or allows changing password policy of user.


OPTIONS
       -d, --date=days
              Set the date of last password change to days after Jan 1 1970.


       -E, --expire=days
              Set the account expiration date to days after Jan 1 1970.  Set days to -1 to disable account expiration.


       -i, --interactive
              Ask all questions when connecting to the user database, even if default answers are set  up  in  libuser
              configuration.


       -I, --inactive=days
              Disable  the  account  after  days after password expires (after the user user is required to change the
              password).


       -l, --list
              Only list current user's policy and make no changes.


       -m, --mindays=days
              Require at least days days between password changes.  Set days to 0 to disable this checking.


       -M, --maxdays=days
              Require changing the password after days since last password change.  Set days to 99999 to disable  this
              checking.


       -W, --warndays=days
              Start  warning  the  user  days before password expires (before the user is required to change the pass-
              word).


EXIT STATUS
       The exit status is 0 on success, nonzero on error.



libuser                           Jan 12 2005                        lchage(1)