EXPIRY(1)                       User Commands                      EXPIRY(1)

NAME         top

       expiry - check and enforce password expiration policy

SYNOPSIS         top

       expiry option

DESCRIPTION         top

       The expiry command checks (-c) the current password expiration and
       forces (-f) changes when required. It is callable as a normal user

OPTIONS         top

       The options which apply to the expiry command are:

       -c, --check
           Check the password expiration of the current user.

       -f, --force
           Force a password change if the current user has an expired

       -h, --help
           Display help message and exit.

FILES         top

           User account information.

           Secure user account information.

SEE ALSO         top

       passwd(5), shadow(5).

COLOPHON         top

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shadow-utils 4.6                 10/29/2018                        EXPIRY(1)