./ line 8: /etc/passwd: Permission denied

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login - /etc/profile permission denied - Ask Ubuntu

drw-rw----for /etc is not right, it should be drwxr-xr-x and owned by root user and group..The execute permission for any directory is important to allow the authorized to access the directory and its contents. So, changing the permission with sudo chmod 755 /etc (assuming the permission of its contents are good) should do the job for you. You'd have to use a live Ubuntu media for this..

passwd, permission denied - narkive

Sorry for the inconvinience. I've been trying to solve this for about 2. days now. Maybe someone just has a small hint what to try next. I'm getting this on my vserver: [***@nixos:~]# passwd root. Changing password for root. passwd: Permission denied. [***@nixos:~]# cat /etc/pam.d/passwd.

userdel: cannot lock /etc/passwd; (Tried many things, can't fix)

checking for open processes to the passwd file; modifying the file directly; making sure I had enough space; rebooting [[email protected] etc]# userdel vscanuser userdel: /etc/passwd.6356: Permission denied userdel: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later.

Permission Denied on passwd - narkive

passwd: Permission denied passwd: /etc/master.passwd: unchanged $ I have checked permissions on /etc/master.passwd and /etc/passwd and they agree with the corresponding files on another 4.7 system that works. ... and killed passwd. Yes, UNIX is my day job! Times like this are certainly humbling.

How the /etc/passwd file is written when user does not have permission

Have a look at the user interface's binary to change one's password. which is the command passwd. Code: $ ls -l /usr/bin/passwd -rwsr-xr-x 1 root root 22960 Jul 17 2006 /usr/bin/passwd. As you can see from the owner's (i.e. root) perm bits instead of the usual x. for execute there appears an s, the so called suid bit (that's what era referred to).

passwd - Permission Denied after downloading :: Grey Hack Bug Reporting

DarkMac Jun 9, 2020 @ 7:38am. passwd - Permission Denied after downloading. So from what i checked in version notes this was fixed previously in Update v0.6.1042a. But when doing the first mission in single player, I logged to the computer (as user), started File Explorer, went to etc folder, dragged and dropped passwd file to my local Explorer.

jenkins - Docker: Got permission denied while trying to connect to the ...

usermod: Permission denied. usermod: cannot lock /etc/passwd; try again later. Solution: I entered to the running docker container from the docker host with the following command: docker exec -t -i -u root my_container_id_or_name /bin/bash Now, I entered as root, and issued the following command: usermod -a -G docker jenkins

users - newusers command always return Permission denied, how do I deal ...

There are 7 fields above so that will mean you need 6 : 's. You need to have all the fields separated by a : required to create the new user even if the field is blank. The command should look like: echo "vv1:myUltraSecretPassword:::::" | sudo newusers. Hope this helps!

Permission issue with /etc/shadow - CentOS

Seeing the passwd cmd working I tested if the suid bit was an issue and put together a quicky c program with root suid and that also got permission denied. I know selinux is disabled, but it really feels like something very selinix like is disabling access to /etc/shadow(*) and this is keeping yum from completing.
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