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IV61422: SMITTY MKUSER FAILS FOR SECURITY GROUP USERS APPLIES TO AIX 7100-03

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Starting in 6.1tl9 and 7.1tl3, users belonging to the
    security group cannot run mkuser through smitty. This
    error message is received:
    
    3004-692 Error changing "admin" to "false" : You do not
    have permission.
    
    security group users can run mkuser from the command line
    as long as they aren't trying to set the 'admin'
    attribute.
    

Local fix

  • Create an RBAC role that contains the
    aix.security.user.create.admin authorization for non-root
    users needing to run smitty mkuser.
    

Problem summary

  • The customer will not be able to create a normal user even if
    the user belongs to the security group.
    

Problem conclusion

  • changes have been made in the the smitty script so that
    security group user ll be able to create a normal user when
    admin=false.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

  • 6100-08 - use AIX APAR IV71362
    6100-09 - use AIX APAR IV64934
    7100-02 - use AIX APAR IV71233
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61422
    7100-03 - use AIX APAR IV61422
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV61422

  • Reported component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Reported component ID

    5765H4000

  • Reported release

    710

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Submitted date

    2014-06-11

  • Closed date

    2014-09-18

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-30

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

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

    IV64934 IV64983 IV71233 IV71362 U869594

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    AIX V7.1

  • Fixed component ID

    5765H4000

Applicable component levels

  • R710 PSY U869594

       UP15/05/20 I 1000



Document information

More support for: AIX Enterprise Edition

Software version: 710

Operating system(s): AIX

Reference #: IV61422

Modified date: 30 September 2015