How to Recovery From Empty or Deleted /etc/passwd File
(Doc ID 1576388.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 6.4 [Release OL4U4 to OL6U4]
Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Unable to login to an Exadata cell server.
Upon rebooting into single-mode mode the /etc/passwd file was found to be empty - no account information available
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