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Best practice recommends that users keep changing the passwords at a regular interval. But typically developers and other users of Linux system won’t change the password unless they are forced to change their password.
It’s the system administrators responsibility to find a way to force developers to change their password. Forcing users to change their password with a gun on their head is not an option!. While most security conscious sysadmins may be even tempted to do that.
In this article let us review how you can use Linux chage command to perform several practical password aging activities including how-to force users to change their password.