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Re: [suse-security] password change on NIS as root?



Good morning,

I just delete the password entry in /var/yp/src/shadow, do a make and change the 
password with <passwd> as root by leaving 'Old Password:' empty and put in the 
new one. That is the only way it works that I found.

Greetings,	Kurt

>On Thu, 18 Dec 2003, Bob Vickers wrote:
>
>> This unpleasant problem happens on 8.2 as well. I'm not certain, but I
>> believe it started happening a few weeks after we upgraded to 8.2, so
>> maybe it was caused by a security upgrade. Or maybe some SuSEconfig
>> mischief.

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