Problem changing user password with Debian Squeeze

The new Debian Squeeze already release for some times. Today I have upgraded all my VPSes from Debian Lenny to Squeeze. Everything is working fine as expected.

Unfortunately, I found a problem when changing user password.

passwd ftpuser
Current Kerberos password:
passwd: User not known to the underlying authentication module
passwd: password unchanged

OMG! This is a big problem for me as I'm having difference users/password for difference tasks. After Googling, found that this is caused by Kerberos! Just remove Kerberos and everything works as wish. Yeah!

apt-get remove libpam-krb5


  1. Budiarno

    Yup, I did this too after upgrading Debian 5 to 6 on the VPS.

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