vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password

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Set a password for a local user

Availability: This command is available to cluster and Vserver administrators at the admin privilege level.

Description

The vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password command sets the password for the specified local user. The password must meet the following criteria:

  • The password must be at least six characters in length.

  • The password must not contain user account name.

  • The password must contain characters from three of the following four categories:

  • English uppercase characters (A through Z)

  • English lowercase characters (a through z)

  • Base 10 digits (0 through 9)

  • Special characters: ~, !, @, #, 0, ^, &, *, _, -, +, =, `, \, |, (, ), [, ], :, ;, ", ', <, >, ,, ., ?, /

Parameters

-vserver <vserver name> - Vserver

This specifies the name of the Vserver.

-user-name <CIFS name> - User Name

This specifies the user name.

Examples

The following example sets the password for the local user "CIFS_SERVER\u1" associated with Vserver "vs1".

cluster1::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password -user-name CIFS_SERVER\u1 -vserver vs1

Enter the new password:
Confirm the new password:
+ + The following example attempts to set the password but fails because the password did not meet password complexity requirements.
cluster1::> vserver cifs users-and-groups local-user set-password -user-name CIFS_SERVER\u1 -vserver vs1

Enter the new password:
Confirm the new password:

Error: command failed: The password does not meet the password complexity
       requirements. Refer to the man page for details.