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Oracle Linux: passwd Utility Hangs for root user on OL8 System Configured as NIS Client (Doc ID 2856679.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 8.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 When attempting to change the root password using the passwd(1) utility on an Oracle Linux 8 (OL8) system configured as NIS client, the passwd(1) utility hangs e.g.:

 

Cause

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