>We changed our root password last Friday. Now after rebooting, we can't
>login in on any account. Any ideas?
>The machine is our main DNS server running Solaris 2.5
My /etc/shadow file was corrupt (don't ask me how)! Here's how I
1. bring down the machine: STOP - A
2. boot cdrom single user: boot cdrom -sw
3. mount root partition: /dev/dsk/c0t3d0s0 /a
4. vi shadow and make the
passwd field blank vi /a/etc/shadow
"remove encripted password info"
5. Reboot cd /
Many thanks to the following:-
Colin F. Melville
Karmax Heavy Stamping.
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