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------------------------------ Message: 9 Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 12:58:49 -0700 From: Rick Stevens <rstevens@vitalstream.com> Subject: Re: More fun with LDAP To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list@redhat.com> Message-ID: <40A281F9.6060007@vitalstream.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii; format=flowed Mark A. Hoover wrote: >> I'm hoping there's somebody out there with some LDAP experience. I've >> run across something for which I haven't found an answer on Google. >> >> I recently tried to use the passwd lock function on an account and >> received the following: >> >> [root@testbox root]$ passwd -l tuser >> Locking password for user tuser. >> passwd: Error (password not set?) Re: More fun with LDAP



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From: Rick Stevens <rstevens vitalstream com>

>> I'm hoping there's somebody out there with some LDAP experience.
>> I've run across something for which I haven't found an answer on
>> Google.
>>
>> I recently tried to use the passwd lock function on an account and
>> received the following:
>>
>> [root testbox root]$ passwd -l tuser
>> Locking password for user tuser.
>> passwd: Error (password not set?)
>
> That smells of a bug in passwd, since all "-l" does is put a "!" in
> front of the password.  It's possible that the system is not escaping
> the "!" and is trying to background a task or bring up an old command.

I thought it put a *LK* in front of the password, but even still, the result is the same. Something isn't being passed correctly.

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