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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE, Apr 15, 2003.

  1. TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE

    TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE Well-Known Member

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    Users changing their password from within CPanel 6.4 Sx get this error:

    Here is the result of your request

    expect: spawn id exp3 not open
    while executing
    "expect -nobrace {Bad password:*} { return } {*BAD PASSWORD*} { return } {*manipulation error*} { return } password: { sleep 1
    send "$newpass\r..."
    invoked from within
    "expect {
    "Bad password:*" { return }
    "*BAD PASSWORD*" { return }
    "*manipulation error*" { return }
    password: { sleep 1
    send ..."
    (file "/usr/local/cpanel/bin/securechpass" line 35)
    spawn /usr/bin/passwd
    Changing password for user value.
    Changing password for value
    (current) UNIX password:
    passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
     
  2. Renjith Rajan

    Renjith Rajan Member

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    Hi,

    Open your shadow file (/etc/shadow ) and check if the user is listed there. If not copy the line corresponding to this user from /etc/shadow,v After this, change the password . It should work.
     
  3. dgbaker

    dgbaker Well-Known Member
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    Umm, did you not notice the date of this thread? Also which version of cPanel?
     
  4. TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE

    TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE Well-Known Member

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    wow took 1 years to get a responce, lol

    -Ed
     
    #4 TRAIN YARD SOFTWARE, Sep 3, 2004
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  5. dgbaker

    dgbaker Well-Known Member
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    Slow and steady wins the race eh? :D .... To funny.
     
  6. bwalla

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    For the record, although a late response, it worked for my issue
     
  7. peruda.com

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    Having a similar problem with cPanel 9.9.8-S14 on FreeBSD 5.2.1 - users cannot change their password via the Change Password link - it appears to change OK, but does not actually change.

    I have no /etc/shadow file.. I assume it is in a different location in BSD. Has anyone run into this? Thanks!
     
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