ssh 4.0 under AIX 5.3 password expiration

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Fri Apr 29 10:01:59 EST 2005

Ryan Robertson wrote:
> I have a user who's password has expired (ADMCHG) flag
> is set in /etc/security/passwd under AIX 5.3.  For
> some reason it is not prompting for new passwd.  This
> worked in 3.9.  Any ideas?

It's a bug in 4.0p1, unfortunately.  The details and a patch are here:

The fix will be in the 4.1p1 release.

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