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Unix Change Unix Shell Login

Posted by Brignac Allyson on Friday, 21 February, 2020 20:07:16

Question: How do I find out what Unix shell I'm currently running? Can you also explain how can I change my Unix shell both temporarily and permanently? (For example, from bash to tsh). Answer: You can achieve these using $0, exec, chsh -s. In this article, let us review how to do these in detail

Why change your shell The UNIX shell is most people's main access to the UNIX operating system and as such any improvement to it can result in considerably more effective use of the system, and may even allow you to do things you couldn't do before.

We have a number of Red Hat linux servers in our IT environment. I am being asked by my team members to write a script (preferably shell script) to change a user's password on each one of those in a single go, using SSH.

Login shell is a shell where the user reaches on trying to login to his account. This login shell, ksh or bash or tcsh or sh, is defined for the user at the time of user account creation. However, the login shell of an user can always be changed by the root user.

This post will show you how to update the Unix Properties (LoginSehll in this example) in AD object using PowerShell. If you don`t see the UNIX Attributes tab in the AD Object Properties, you can install Identity Management for UNIX Components.. As you can see in the screenshot above, I would like to change the Login Shell to /bin/bash.

I want to change the current user in a shell script in order to give the user the ability to execute the commands as an administrator, by passing the login and password as arguments. I want to have the ability to do something like : sh ./script.sh login password And inside the script, something like : sudo $1 $2 etc