PASSWD (I)                   9/1/72                    PASSWD (I)

NAME            passwd -- set login password

SYNOPSIS        passwd name password

DESCRIPTION     The password is placed on the given login name.

                This can only be done by the user ID correspond-

                ing to the login name or by the super-user.  An

                explicit null argument ("") for the password ar-

                gument will remove any password from the login


FILES           /etc/passwd

SEE ALSO        login(I), passwd(V), crypt(III)

DIAGNOSTICS     Diagnostics are given for a non-match of the lo-

                gin name, lack of permission and for password

                file format errors.

BUGS            --