UNIX User Password Modifier is a Windows application which is used to modify, generate and manage the user passwords in batch mode for various UNIX/Linux hosts. It may be useful for the UNIX/Linux system administrators, programmers and general users.
Dec 26, 2011 12:06:34
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Description: UNIX User Password Modifier (2UPM) is a Windows application which is used to modify, generate and manage the user passwords in batch mode for various UNIX/Linux hosts. It may be useful for the UNIX/Linux system administrators, programmers and general users, specially, if you manage or use many UNIX/Linux hosts, you will find it to be very useful due to the following benefits:
* Save your valuable time, for instance: change back a password to extend its useful life before it expires, you must enter 10 commands/strings: login - password - passwd - old - new - new - passwd - new - old - old, it will take you a minute nearly if fast and correctly, change 100 passwords will take 100 minutes. 2UPM does this in only a few seconds.
* Avoid inputting incorrect passwords or forgetting them.
* Free yourself from the troublesome passwords generation and management.
Usually, the sources of password change requirement are security ensuring for the OSs and/or applications, internal request (company or department even yourself) and external request (for instance: Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) law). If your OS and/or applications have these requirements, 2UPM can greatly increase your work efficiency in this area.
Change Info: Features: supports SSH protocol. Windows Vista/7 compatible. Provides commands sending interval option. Provides connection timeout option. Supports Excel 2007 documents in the hosts export/import functions. Optimized the 'Export/Import Hosts...' functions, added the 'Import Hosts' interface. Supports display online manual directly on every interface. Provides the all-round, friendly and powerful help document. Some optimizations about efficiency, UI and document. Checks the new version automatically. Added splash interface. Added the horizontal scroll bar to the list of the 'Last Return Messages' interface. Added the tip of initial password of password viewer to the 'Options' and 'Change Password' interfaces. Provides more accurate data changes check. Abandoned the 'Clear the Last Temporary Passwords' function due to it is unsafe. Supports shortcut for all the text with icon buttons except 'Add Host/Modify Host...' interface. Uses the bold label for some ambiguous interface elements. Fixed: Produces redundant record after edited a host sometimes. An issue about data encryption. An issue about the format of the export Excel document. An issue about importing hosts from Excel document. An issue about the text color of [Execution Result] column. An issue about pressing to hide the input prompt list. An issue about import prompt.
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