SUMMARY: Password changing problems

From: Suresh Rajagopalan <>
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 09:36:25 EDT
The problem was caused due to a errant comment line in /etc/shadow, which
is not allowed.    Removing this line made things work.


The original post is attached below:

On a 2.5.1 box, I had to disable NIS+ and make this a stand alone
machine. I did this by renaming the /var/nis directory (to
/var/nis.disable) and removing /etc/defaultdomain.  I also fixed
Received on Thu Apr 26 14:36:25 2001

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