passwd: Authentication token manipulation error

Submitted by admin on Fri, 04/26/2019 - 13:44

You may get the below error while changing the password for users in linux machines:-

 

[root@hadoop3 ~]# passwd root
Changing password for user root.
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error

 

This can be fixed by running the command:-

[root@hadoop3 ~]# authconfig --updateall