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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 1, 2015

Password authentication error messages

Issue when user accidentally loses "Logon as batch job" right on Windows and then attempts to run lspasswd. Error reported by lspasswd is simply "Failed with error 118, User password incorrect" when the customer was indeed entering the correct AD password. Only method of determining error with this ambiguous error message was to analyze the Windows event logs (and that only hits at the issue by stating " Logon failure: the user had not been granted the requested logon type at this computer")

Would be preferred to have a usable error message spit out by the lspasswd command in the first place indicating the missing right for the user.

  • Guest
    Jan 6, 2016

    This should be treated as a defect

  • Guest
    Dec 2, 2015

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #80993 in product Platform LSF.