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Security login show account locked field showing as - when setting a numerical username

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Applies to

ONTAP 9.3 or later


  1. When set a numerical username of security login account, fields Acct Locked will shows -:

aff200-2n-dal-1::> security login create -user-or-group-name 20211230 -application console -role admin -authentication-method password

Please enter a password for user '20211230':
Please enter it again:

aff200-2n-dal-1::> security login show

Vserver: aff200-2n-dal-1
User/Group                 Authentication                 Acct   Authentication
Name           Application Method        Role Name        Locked Method
-------------- ----------- ------------- ---------------- ------ --------------
20211230       console     password      admin                 none  
admin          console     password      admin            no     none
admin           http        password      admin            no     none
admin          ontapi      password      admin            no     none

2. Run command to lock or unlock the numerical username will fail:

aff200-2n-dal-1::> security login lock -user 20211230

Error: command failed: Cannot lock user with password not set or non-password authentication method.


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