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Have an issue with a user or root changing the user's passwd.
We run the passwd command and a complex passwd is entered a message is displayed,
"passwd is based on a dictionary word."
We do have a dictionary file and I know for a fact the complex passwd is not in the list. This happens on a... (3 Replies)
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bash-3.00# passwd sami
Re-enter new Password:
Dec 14 00:07:43 hack passwd: passwdutil: crypt_gensalt Invalid argument
passwd: Unexpected failure. Password database unchanged.
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I booted up Sun V240 server with boot cdrom -s using the Sun Operating System CD. I now am at the # prompt and su - root . The system will not allow me to set password for root. Get following error:
New Password: xxxxxxxx
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Can anyone assist me with this?
I am on AIX 5.2 ML06. I create the user and assign a passwd. But I do not want the user to change the passwd at all. I like him/her to use the passwd that I have set for him/her. Any ideas would be highly appreciated!!!
Thanks. (3 Replies)
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