AIX reset account example

Yes, of course you can use ‘smitty user’ but in case you prefer a command line for some reason…

chuser account_locked=false username
chsec -f /etc/security/lastlog -a "unsuccessful_login_count=0" -s 'username'
pwdadm username


I'm a freelance UNIX engineer working in the UK. I'm married to Tina and between us we have six children. I'm a bit of an Apple fan boy, and all the Windows machines in the house are a thing of the past now.

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