Can't change root password in solaris express 11

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Old 10-01-2011
Can't change root password in solaris express 11 (Solved)

How do I change root password in SolarisExpress 11?

I used passwd while elevated to root and all it changes is the password of the user I am logged in, not te root password.

Last edited by taltamir; 10-01-2011 at 06:50 PM..
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Old 10-01-2011
perhaps you should use 'root' as argument for passwd
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Old 10-01-2011
Originally Posted by orange47
perhaps you should use 'root' as argument for passwd
Thank you, it worked.
I was sure that I tried it and it didn't work, but I went ahead and tried it again and it worked. So either I had experienced confabulation or I mistyped it the first time around.
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