Password field in /etc/shadow for a new user shows UP instead of *LK* (Doc ID 1499489.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 8/11 U10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The purpose of this document is to explain why the password field in /etc/shadow contains the letters "UP" for a newly created user. 

Solution

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