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Re: Problem changing passwords after import

Rick Tautin wrote:
> Yes the user initially has a password.  I used padl scripts to import
> all the users from a /etc/passwd file.  So everyones password is what
> it was when we were just using flat password files.

If those passwords were crypted using crypt(3), they might not be
portable.  This would explain your issue.

> Once I import
> the user I can ftp to a server with the username and password fine.
> So I know I am using the correct password. But it is when I go to
> change it as the user when I have the problem.  But like I said
> before once it is changed as the manager account, I can change it as
> the user.  Thanks again.


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