- Users not able to change password using
passwdand getting error as "passwd: Authentication token manipulation error"
- Some users are not able to change their own password:
# su - testuser $ passwd Changing password for user testuser Changing password for testuser (current) UNIX password: passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
I am trying to change a user password and neither root can perform this operation:
# passwd testuser Changing password for user testuser. passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
root can change passwords for local users. Newly added users can also change their password, however existing users can not change their passwords.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux
- passwd / shadow
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