----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Elvedin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, March 22, 2004 5:06 AM
Subject: passwd

> My problem that exists with passwd is when regular users try to
> change their passwords, they get this message -
> passwd: error opening database: /etc/pwd.db.: Permission denied
> passwd: /etc/master.passwd: unchanged
> I've search and came up with nothing really but some things I've
> tried is adding the users to the wheel group, remaking the pwd
> database file and even setting pwd.db to 777 and still permission
> was denied.

644 should be the proper permission on /etc/pwd.db. And is /usr/bin/passwd
still setuid root?

Did you set any special flags on /etc/pwd.db? Like sunlnk, schg? (ls -lo
will tell). And what are the permissions on /etc itself?

- Mark

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