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Re: passwd: User not known to the underlying authentication module



On Mon, 31 Mar 1997, Steve "Stevers!" Coile wrote:

> Whenever a non-privileged user attempts to change their password, they
> get the following error:
> 
>     passwd: User not known to the underlying authentication module

Contents of /etc/pam.d/login ?
---"---     /etc/pam.d/passwd ?

> Another box I have with a nearly identical set-up does not suffer from
> this problem.

Put 'debug' on every module for login and passwd services and the try to
reproduce the error, check the logs.

Best wishes,
		Cristian Gafton
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Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
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http://www.sorosis.ro/~gafton                          Iasi, Romania
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