Re: GDM to handle expired password

On Wed, 7 Feb 2001, John Weber wrote:

> Is there a way to handle logging in using gdm to handle a password that
> needs to be changed? I set up new accounts such that the user must change
> the password at first login and gdm doesn't seem to have a mechanism to
> prompt the user for a new password. It just won't let the user log in and
> this requires having to log in remotely to change the password.

If you are using GDM with PAM, then either this should work (sounds like
it doesn't) or GDM's PAM support is incomplete (you should file a bug in

-- Elliot
Who me? I just wander from room to room.

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