E-DPK: PeopleTools 8.56.10 Install To Linux Existing User/Group Causes A Password Change
(Doc ID 2445291.1)
Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.56 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Currency checked Feb 2019 ***
On : 8.56 version, Updates and Fixes
PeopleTools 8.56.10 install to Linux existing user/group causes a password change
Installing PeopleTools 8.56.10 on Linux using existing user/group. In the PeopleTools install doc, followed Task 3-1-1: Preparing the Customization File for a Single User and Single Group. psft_customizations.yaml was created with the following:
Once the install is run, when log into the server with the psoft user, we are prompted to change the password. Intention is to use existing user/group. logs:
2018-08-22 16:43:47 -0400 Puppet (debug): Executing: '/sbin/usermod -p abc//abc psoft'
2018-08-22 16:43:47 -0400 /Stage[main]/Pt_profile::Pt_system::Users/User[psoft]/password (notice): changed password
Is there any way to not change the password?
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Install tools dpk to RHEL 7. Use customizations.yaml to customize for
2. After dpk completes, and log into server, prompted to change password
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