Managing NetBackup administrator user account passwords

Article:HOWTO94409  |  Created: 2013-11-26  |  Updated: 2014-05-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO94409
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Managing NetBackup administrator user account passwords

After the NetBackup Appliance administrator has created a NetBackup administrator account, the appliance administrator can manage the password of that account through the NetBackup Appliance Shell Menu.

Table: Managing NetBackup administrator user account passwords describes the functions that you can perform as you manage your account passwords.

Table: Managing NetBackup administrator user account passwords

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The NetBackup Appliance administrator can specify a maximum number of days that a password is valid for a user or users.

Main > Manage > NetBackupCLI > PasswordExpiry Age UserName Days

You use the Days variable to set the number of days the password is valid. In addition, you use the UserName variable to specify the user or users. Enter All to apply this setting to all users. You can also enter Default to apply this setting to all new users accounts that were created later.

The NetBackup Appliance administrator can force a password to expire immediately for one or more users.

Main > Manage > NetBackupCLI > PasswordExpiry Now UserName

You use the UserName variable to specify the user or users. Enter All to expire the password for all users.

The NetBackup Appliance administrator can view the password expiry information.

Main > Manage > NetBackupCLI > PasswordExpiry Show UserName

You use the UserName variable to specify the user or users. Enter All to expire the password for all users. You can also enter Default to view the default settings.

The NetBackup Appliance administrator can configure a warning period in which you receive a warning before the password expires. You can also configure one or more users to receive the warning.

Main > Manage > NetBackupCLI > PasswordExpiry Warn UserName Days

You use the Days variable to set the number of days or warning before the password expires. In addition, you use the UserName variable to specify the user or users who receive the warning. Enter All to apply the setting to all users. You can also enter Default to specify the default settings.

See About running NetBackup commands from the appliance.

See About NetBackup administrator capabilities.

See Logging on as a NetBackup administrator.

See Creating NetBackup administrator user accounts .

See Auditing NetBackup Administrator accounts.

See Deleting NetBackup administrator user accounts .

See Viewing NetBackup administrator user accounts.


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