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SecD authentication fails when a Unix username contains a colon

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • SecD
  • Active IQ Wellness Risk

Issue

 The following error Error pwd_mkdb: corrupted entry is seen in MGWD logs.
 

Mon Jan 12 2021 00:25:19 -06:00 [kern_mgwd:info:2750] 0x8277a8a00: 0: ERR: tables::unix_users: src/tables/name_services/unix_users.cc:503:persist_pw_files retVal = 0, command.getExitStatus = 1, command.isKilled = 0
Mon Jan 12 2021 00:25:19 -06:00 [kern_mgwd:info:2750] 0x8277a8a00: 0: ERR: tables::unix_users: src/tables/name_services/unix_users.cc:505:persist_pw_files Unable to generate password database for vserver svm_dr, Error pwd_mkdb: corrupted entry
Mon Jan 12 2021 00:25:19 -06:00 [kern_mgwd:info:2750] pwd_mkdb: at line #24
Mon Jan 12 2021 00:25:19 -06:00 [kern_mgwd:info:2750] pwd_mkdb: /mroot/etc/cluster_config/vserver/.vserver_51/config/name_services//etc/master.passwd: Inappropriate file type or format
Mon Jan 12 2021 00:25:19 -06:00 [kern_mgwd:info:2750] , time taken = 1 secs

  • Corrupted entry in password file in ONTAP

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