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Oracle Linux: Unable to edit file /etc/passwd - pwck command reports error "pwck: /etc/passwd.13799: Permission denied" (Doc ID 2737632.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.10 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] to Oracle Linux 8.3 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] [Release OL6U10 to OL8U3]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Whilst editing the /etc/passwd file on Oracle Linux (OL), the following occurs:

 

Changes

 No changes

Cause

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