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I've been trying to update Bash on Solaris 10 from Version 3 to 4.2 However, in the process i seem to have broken one of the custom accounts.

To install bash i've been making modifications to the /etc/passwd file when i was experiencing "Invalid Shell" errors. However i'm now getting a "Login Incorrect" error which i can't seem to get passed.

I'm able to login to the machine as root, the profile for the custom user appears to still exist however i can not seem to stop this error from occurring.

Does anyone have any ideas what might have went wrong here?

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What does the user's line in the passwd file look like? Are other users affected? What is in the log? –  Falcon Momot Jul 25 '13 at 9:04
    
I'm able to login to the machine as root at the moment. Which log file are you referring to (I'm a fairly new Solaris user) –  Stunt Jul 25 '13 at 9:32
    
For additional info, when i attempt to change the password for the user. It shows up as "User Unknown" –  Stunt Jul 25 '13 at 9:42
    
Resolved. There was a syntax error on the line of the user in question. I used the "pwconv" command to identify this syntax error. Fixed the error and all was resolved. –  Stunt Jul 25 '13 at 9:53

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Resolved. There was a syntax error on the line of the user in question. I used the "pwconv" command to identify this syntax error. Fixed the error and all was resolved.

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