Re: can't change my password
I'M NOT MEMER OF YOUR MAILING LISTS. MY MAIL IS : PONIK@POBOX.SK
(PONIK@PROVER.SK IS ONLY FORWARD FROM PONIK@POBOX.SK).
WHY THIS MAILS COME TO ME?
EVERY DAY COME TO ME 200 MAILS FROM YOUR MAILING LISTS.
CAN YOU DO SOMETHING WITH IT?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marco Herrn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 10:22 AM
Subject: Re: can't change my password
> On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 12:10:45AM +0200, Marco Herrn wrote:
> > when trying to change my password with passwd I get the following error:
> > marco@lurkabove:~$ passwd
> > Changing password for marco
> > (current) UNIX password:
> > passwd: Critical error - immediate abort
> > After entering my current pw it waits for 2 seconds then the error
> > message appears.
> > The same happens when trying that as root. Not even root itself can
> > change its password.
> I now found, where the problem is, but I don't understand it.
> I recently changed my /etc/pam.d/passwd from
> password required pam_unix.so nullok obscure min=4 max=8 md5
> password required pam_cracklib.so retry=3 minlen=6 difok=3
> password required pam_unix.so use_authtok nullok md5
> When changing back to the first I _can_ change my passwords.
> Where is the problem? I _do_ have libpam-cracklib installed.
> Did I forget to configure something?
> An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less until he
> absolutely everything about nothing.
> Marco Herrn email@example.com
> (GnuPG/PGP-signed and crypted mail preferred)
> Key ID: 0x94620736
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