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Oracle Linux: Is it Possible to Prevent yppasswd from Asking for root Password when Use Command 'yppasswd' to Change non-root NIS password (Doc ID 2519329.1)

Last updated on MAY 15, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.5 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Command  yppasswd asks for root password when trying to change the user's password. Is it possible to prevent it from asking for the root password.

# yppasswd abc
Changing NIS account information for abc on <HOSTNAME>
Please enter root password:
Changing NIS password for abc on <HOSTNAME>
...

Solution

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