[rescue] Password validation

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Mon Jan 13 09:21:31 CST 2003

Is there a simple way to check someone's password from a shell script?  I.e.
have them enter their system password and be sure that's actually their
password on a pass/fail basis?  I expect I could use `expect` but I'd prefer
something that would be a standard part of UNIX.


Sheldon T. Hall
shel at cmhc.com
206-780-7971 (CMHC)
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