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    Chris Salinardi wrote:
    [...]
    >
    > Pardon my stupidity, but I have another question about Shadow. The users
    > on my system can't change their passwords, they get the message:
    >
    > Cannot change ID to root.
    >
    > I've tried everything, the only thing that works is giving read access to
    > the shadow file, but that defeats the purpose. What am I doing wrong?
    >

    Have you set UID of /usr/bin/passwd to root? Does /usr/bin/passwd look like
    this?

    -rwsr-xr-x 1 root root ..... /usr/bin/passwd*

    In any case, make sure you have the Shadow Password Suite 3.3.3 or newer with
    the security patch.
    --
    Samuel Koods
    Cimarron Network Services


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