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Occasional Contributor

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How to  reset lockout=1000000


Patrick Wallek
Honored Contributor

Re: Unlock solution

Try running 'modprpw -k' on the user id and also change the password.

Patrick Wallek
Honored Contributor

Re: Unlock solution

By the way, a '1' in that particular position means the it is past its password lifetime.


The meaning of all positions in the 'lockout' field are:


 lockout            returns the reason for a lockout in a "bit" valued
                    string, where 0 = condition not present, 1 is
                    present.  The position, left to right represents:

                          1 past password lifetime
                          2 past last login time (inactive account)
                          3 past absolute account lifetime
                          4 exceeded unsuccessful login attempts
                          5 password required and a null password
                          6 admin lock
                          7 password is a *