Checking Blank passwords on UNIX host creates false output

Article:TECH139532  |  Created: 2010-09-10  |  Updated: 2013-01-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH139532
Article Type
Technical Solution


Environment

Issue



Checking blank passwords on UNIX results in apparent false output.


Error



Some accounts are flagged as having a blank password when they do have a password set


Environment



Version 9.0.1 Solaris and Red Hat Linux


Cause



How the product determines blank password. An Accept 360 ticket has been submitted for a similar case A360 # 2153


Solution



For better results use the Data Field for the USERS Data Source of "Password Exists?"




Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH139532


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