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#root# su theuser
You are required to change your password immediately (password aged)
Then ... nothing! I have to type control-c. I've also tried
Changing password for user theuser.
And again that's it. Any advice? This is a critical user on this system and some programs won't start without it. If I remove the user and add them back will that break anything else?
It's a Fedora box.
to change the expiry date?
is available on my Ubuntu, Google says it's available in Fedora too. Something like:
usermod yourusername -e 2008-08-14
for a bit more info).
root 1468 0.0 0.0 5160 1104? S 11:11 0:00 /bin/sh /etc/rc3.d/S99local start
root 1616 0.0 0.0 5092 1028? S 11:11 0:00 su -c /bin/theprogram theuser
root 5222 0.0 0.0 4820 664 pts/0 S 16:19 0:00 grep start
Luckily I found this which is what tipped me off on the solution: