usermod fails with error "UX: /usr/sbin/usermod: ERROR: root is in use. Cannot change it." (Doc ID 1508980.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Modifying a user via the usermod command fails with the following message:

 

Cause

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