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How to change a password on AIX as an admin without following the password policy

I used this on a project where the systems were protected by a non local policy I had no access to. Your best friend is the pwdadm command As root execute the following: pwdadm -f NOCHECK ‘youruser’ This will allow … Continue reading

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Function keys not working on AIX (smitty) when using Putty

Working on a AIX deployment for the moment. A very usefull tool on AIX for configuring a lot of stuff on the system is smitty Issue is that on smitty you have to use the keyboards function keys to navigate. … Continue reading

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