pam_unix(passwd:chauthtok): unrecognized option [yescrypt]

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Error message unrecognized option [yescrypt] is recorded in /var/log/secure when changing password.

    passwd[5643]: pam_unix(passwd:chauthtok): unrecognized option [yescrypt]


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7
  • pam-1.3.1-22
  • authselect-libs-1.2.5

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