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Re: Problems with passwd/pam I think?



On Thu, 8 May 1997, Tom Diehl wrote:

> On Thu, 8 May 1997, Steve "Stevers!" Coile wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 8 May 1997, Tom Diehl wrote:
> > [...]
> > >I have a stock RedHat 4.1 installed on a Cyrix P166. When I try to change
> > >the passwd I get passwd: authentication token manipulation error.
> > 
> > Actually, your /etc/shadow file may be corrupt.  Try running "pwck"
> > and see what it says.  Have a look at its man page before you run it.
> > Also check permissions on /etc/passwd (644,root.root), /etc/shadow
> > (400,root.root), and /usr/bin/passwd (1555,root.bin).  Try also verifying
> > the pam, pwdb, and passwd packages:
> > 
> >     rpm -V pam pwdb passwd
> 
> Are you sure about the 1555 on /usr/bin/passwd? My passwd program is currently
> set as -r-sr-xr-x. chmod 1555 /usr/bin/passwd gets me -r-xr-xr-t. 
> That does not look right to me? an rpm -V yields no errors. pwck yields no 
> significant errors (it tells me that the shell "no shell" does not exist 
> which is true but not revelant).
> 
> ...................Tom
> tdiehl@pil.net
> 
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> 
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