there are tools like Webmin that are web based and handle administrative tasks like this. basically, head to freshmeat and search for 'control panel' type things. hth :) .djc. Joxn wrote: > Hey folks, > uh, I don't know if the subject line is that clear... > > I am looking for a way to let clients change their passwords via a > browser. To be precise, I want them to be able to change their email/ftp > password without giving them shell access to the Linux box this is > running on. > > Any popular scripts that do this in an easy and secure way? Perl or PHP > would be best.