the passwd(1) command may fail and display the message "permission denied" on NIS clients (Doc ID 1565285.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The passwd(1) command may fail on NIS clients and then display the message "Permission denied".

Example:

Cause

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