sxacl-usernewkey(1) change (password based) user authentication key


sxacl usernewkey [,OPTIONS/] ,<username> sx:///[,profile@/],cluster/


sxacl usernewkey generates a new user authentication key based on a password or a random data, which automatically replaces the old one. A normal user can change its own key and a cluster administrator can change a key of any user.


-h, --help
Print help and exit
Print help, including hidden options, and exit
-V, --version
Print version and exit
-p, --pass-file=,PATH/
By default sxacl works in interactive mode and asks for the user password on standard input. With this option it will read the password from the provided file.
-a, --auth-file=,FILE/
Store authentication key in a given file (instead of printing it).
-g, --generate-key
Automatically generate a new key based on a random data instead of a password.
-b, --batch-mode
Disable additional information and only print the automatically generated authentication key.
By default, the new authentication key is automatically generated. With this option one can force the use of an old key. Only a key that was previously generated for the same username will be accepted.
-c, --config-dir=,PATH/
Path to the SX configuration directory (default: ~/.sx)
-D, --debug
Enable debug messages.


To change the key of user 'joe' run:
sxacl usernewkey joe sx://admin@cluster