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#401 Usermin Fails to Change User Details for LDAP Users

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closed-wont-fix
Jamie Cameron
5
2011-02-23
2011-02-22
Blair Barrett
No

Resulting error message:

Failed to change details : chfn: user does not exist in /etc/passwd

Discussion

  • Jamie Cameron
    Jamie Cameron
    2011-02-23

    • status: open --> closed-wont-fix
     
  • Jamie Cameron
    Jamie Cameron
    2011-02-23

    Looks like the chfn command doesn't know how to update LDAP. This isn't surprising as I don't think there is any standard API for commands like chfn to use to update user details regardless of their storage location.

    So there really isn't much usermin can do here..