vmtoolsd logs error messages because pam_unix2.so cannot be opened in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Issue

  • vmtoolsd logs error messages because pam_unix2.so cannot be opened in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Oct  7 17:27:07 localhost vmtoolsd: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib/security/pam_unix2.so)
Oct  7 17:27:07 localhost vmtoolsd: PAM [error: /lib/security/pam_unix2.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory]

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6

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