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Error 'incorrect password' reports when run command su after inputting correct password on exadata server (Doc ID 1460921.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Exadata Database Machine V2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.4 to Oracle Linux 6.2 [Release OL5U4 to OL6U2]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Error 'incorrect password' reports when run command  su after inputting correct password on exadata server .
For example,  account  'test ' unable to switch as root by command su like below:

 

Cause

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