You can change the user password from a script like this:
echo "username:password" | chpasswd
Thus, you can create a new user and change his password in one command via a script:
useradd pingmonitor -m && echo "pingmonitor:newpassword" | chpasswd
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.