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IV53944: UNABLE TO SU TO A NIS USER APPLIES TO AIX 6100-09

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • su to NIS user fails with error 3004-503 cannot set
    process creditials. This happens when system is upgraded
    to 6.1 Tl09 SP01
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • **************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:
    * Systems running the 6100-09 Technology Level with
    * bos.rte.security at the 6.1.9.0 or 6.1.9.1 level.
    **************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    * Switching to a NIS user using the 'su' command will fail
    * with:
    * 3004-503 cannot set process creditials.
    *
    * This only affects customers using NIS (Network Information
    * Service).
    **************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:
    * Install APAR IV53944.
    * Prior to fix availability, an interim fix is available from
    * either
    * ftp://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/ifixes/iv53944/
    * https://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/ifixes/iv53944/
    **************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • In the processing of NIS user credentials, the logic to find
    stale cached records has been corrected so that the record is
    not assigned an invalid pointer.
    

Temporary fix

  • *********
    * HIPER *
    *********
    

Comments

  • 6100-07 - use AIX APAR IV58128
    6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV57820
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53944
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53944
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV53944
    7100-01 - use AIX APAR IV57516
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV56969
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV53884
    7100-04 - use AIX APAR IV54812
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV53944

  • Reported component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Reported component ID

    5765G6200

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    YesPE

  • HIPER

    YesHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-01-13

  • Closed date

    2014-01-27

  • Last modified date

    2016-05-10

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

    IV53884

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX 610 STD EDI

  • Fixed component ID

    5765G6200

Applicable component levels

  • R610 PSY U859288

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PTF to Fileset Mapping



Document information

More support for: AIX Standard Edition

Software version: 610

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV53944

Modified date: 10 May 2016