Oracle Linux: Password Reset Asks for new Password 4 times (instead Of 2 times)
(Doc ID 2484396.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 29, 2020
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
While trying the change the password for user, the password is prompted for 4 times(instead of two times).
[root@OL7 ~]# useradd oracle1
[root@OL7 ~]# passwd oracle1
Changing password for user oracle1.
BAD PASSWORD: The password contains the user name in some form
Retype new password:
Enter new UNIX password:
Retype new UNIX password:
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
Changes were made to the /etc/pam.d/system-auth file.
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