Root user not recognizing on Solaris-10 (shadow file corruption)


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Yes, you are almost close :-) It was file instead of files in /etc/nsswitch.conf
Where did you find that it is issue with nsswitch.conf ?

Last edited by solaris_1977; 10-23-2019 at 03:18 AM..
# 23  
Here :
Code:
open("/etc/nsswitch.conf", O_RDONLY|O_LARGEFILE) = 4
fcntl(4, F_DUPFD, 0x00000100)                   = 256
close(4)                                        = 0
read(256, 0xFF352400, 1024)                     = 961
.....
.\n\n p a s s w d :     f i l e  \n #
....

I suspected this is the issue, since group is fine, only uid is missing and other symptoms.
First file to check in that case is /etc/nsswitch.conf on any unix/linux.

Is it working fine now or ?

Regards
Peasant.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by solaris_1977
UPDATE ---- Just found that /etc/nsswitch.conf had file instead of files. So stupid mistake.
I corrected it and then I can see root user, when I issue id command.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Peasant
Can you please show output of :
Code:
cat /etc/nsswitch.conf

Regards
Peasant.
So, this problem is solved?
# 25  
Yes, this is fixed. Thank you very much.
# 26  
Do not forget to undo your "skip-authentication" in /etc/pam.conf
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