passwd(1) fails with permission denied on ldap(1) client using credentialLevel=anonymous
(Doc ID 1003871.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 07, 2019
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 to 11.1 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
The passwd(1) command fails with permission denied on ldap(1) client using credentialLevel=anonymous.
A system has become configured as a ldap(1) client for Naming Services and has become configured to use "anonymous" as credentialLevel.
The configuration file /var/ldap/ldap_client_file resulting from that may look similar to this example:
This document shall explain why it is normal to see the passwd(1) command failing in this configuration and it also provides information about configuration changes to get the passwd(1) command working.
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