can't change root passwd

Sun-Fire-V210
December 25, 2007 at 23:02:58
Specs: Solaris 8, sun4u sparc SUNW, 2 GB
Solaris: can't change password
hi,

When I try to change a password (from root or any user), I get the following result:

# passwd 12345
New Password:
Re-enter new Password:
Permission denied
#
plese help me in this regard and reply me on the following address (asif@4bgroup.com)shortly..

thnx in advance..

regards,


asif


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#1
December 27, 2007 at 12:18:57
The simple answer would be that you don't have permission. Root may not be a member of those that can change passwords.

I read it wrong and answer it wrong too. So get off my case you peanut.


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#2
March 31, 2008 at 13:11:40

Here a site regarding the keybaord actions - moving cursor and so on - ned to be able to do to edit in vi mode http://www.uic.edu/depts/accc/softw...

and http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/80...

heres some links regarding the issue i can't rember which one woeked when i did the same - removing teh root password so have a read

http://askdrroot.blogspot.com/2006/...

http://www.stsolutions.com/newslett...


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