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IZ40232: USERMOD RETURNS USAGE ERROR WHEN SYSTEM ATTRIBUTE IS COMPLEX APPLIES TO AIX 6100-04

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The command,
    usermod -l name1 name2
    gives the following error message
    Usage: mkuser [-R load_module] [-a] "attr=value" ...
    newuser
    
    when the SYSTEM grammar attribute is complex.
    eg: SYSTEM=compat or LDAP
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • usermod command returns usage error if SYSTEM attribute is
    complex.
    

Problem conclusion

  • We will output all the attr-value pair in quotes for lsuser
    which usermod/mkuser could be able to parse.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ40232

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2008-12-17

  • Closed date

    2008-12-17

  • Last modified date

    2010-02-28

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IZ33105

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U823254

       UP09/10/20 I 1000

PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IZ40232

Modified date: 28 February 2010