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Oracle Linux: User Attempt to Change Password Fails: Authentication token manipulation error (Doc ID 2236295.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Goal

The Oracle Linux passwd(1) utility prompts the user for the current user password, however the user was expecting to enter the new password - it fails accordingly i.e.:

 

Solution

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