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Where do I set authmode?

Posted on 2011-10-13
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Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I'm sorry. This really shouldn't be a new question, but I haven't gotten the the "ask a related question" feature to work.

Among the responses I got to a previous question was the following;

You can avoid being asked for your own password with "authmode=role"

I could swear I got this to work before. Now I'm getting an error when I try setting this with the chuser command.

3004-692 Error changing "authmode" to "role" : Attribute is invalid.

I've got this feeling that the answer I get is going to make me feel really foolish.
Question by:babyb00mer
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woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
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it's not a user property but a role property, so instead of trying "chuser" change this attribute in /etc/security/roles from INVOKER to NONE or ROLE (should be equivalent, but I'm not sure whether the newer AIXs still accept ROLE).


Author Closing Comment

ID: 36965627
Yes. On the version of AIX that I'm running, 6.1, the value 'NONE' or 'INVOKER' is acceptible: ex: chrole auth_mode=NONE <role>

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