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Old 09-10-2004, 07:22 PM   #1
abuelmaati
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authentication token manipulation error


hi all
iam preparing now for my rhce certificate .
there is a proplem that i faced while iam creating a new user .
i used the vim editor to create a new user in the " passwd " file .
then i used the passwd command to change the user's password , but i have an error says " authentication token manipulation error "
so what is the exact solution of that proplem , if any body know please tell me .
thanks
 
Old 09-11-2004, 08:55 AM   #2
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Old 01-05-2005, 06:40 AM   #3
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actually u cannot create user by adding his name in passwd file. u should create a user with useradd cmd only. check it out
 
Old 02-04-2005, 07:21 AM   #4
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authentication token manipulation error

Hi there

Have you found the reason for the error yet ?

thanks
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