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Local user account password management fails with winbind active in PAM and nsswitch.conf (Doc ID 1393432.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Solaris 10 systems with Samba's Winbind authentication method configured in the /etc/nsswitch.conf and /etc/pam.conf files local password management for users in the /etc/passwd file will fail.
To confirm if Winbind is configured the following files will have the entries shown:

 

Changes

 

Cause

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