Change User's Password Error : Authentication information cannot be recovered (Doc ID 2182006.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 6.8 [Release OL5U10 to OL6U8]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On : Oracle Linux 5.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] version, Linux Kernel


The customer while changing a password gets an error message "passwd: Authentication information cannot be recovered", but password changes can be successfully made.
 

BUSINESS IMPACT
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No impact for the business

Cause

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