For my test zones, I usually don't set a password via /etc/sysidcfg.
Usually I don't configure ssh to allow root login, and the zones are
configured with limited network services (secure by default), so I don't
With build 105 (the one with Crossbow integrated), all of a sudden
zlogin fails if the zone does not have a root password. The error is an
incorrect password type of message.
# zlogin master
[Connected to zone 'master' pts/4]
So does logging in on the console. The error messages for this on the
Jan 5 15:04:33 master login: pam_unix_account: zlogin: empty password
not allowed for account root from local host
Jan 5 15:04:33 master login: login account failure: Permission denied
Is this intentional, or a side effect (especially for zlogin)? I looked
for a flag day and did not find one. Not sure how long this has been
happening. I don't remember it with 101[a]. If not intentional, I can
file a bug.
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