07-08-2010 07:34 AM
You should restart the machine on single user mode, and then copy/paste the root on the /etc/passwd line from another machine where you know its root password. Reboot normally and you should be able to log into as root using the password of the machine you copied the line...
07-08-2010 06:56 PM
you should allow root to login any number of time on console.
so you can login from root and the unlock the passwd with command
#/usr/lbin/modprpw -k root
07-08-2010 08:12 PM
SSH to MP
Type Co for Console
Select your partition
you will be presented with your console login prompt.
Enter the username/pasword and you should be in *If you password is correct*
most importantly, find out why it got locked at first place using getprw root and last/lasb combos, auditing
run modprpw -k root to enable it.
07-08-2010 11:06 PM
boot in single-user mode. At this time no password is required and you have access only to limited resources among which the possibility to change the root password with the command:
at this point you can enter the new password;
07-11-2010 11:36 PM
boot in to single user mode
if its non trusted sys
1. passwd root
2.Boot the system in to multi user mode.
if its trusted sys
run fsck before mounting
1. mount /usr
2. /usr/lbin/modprpw -k root
3. /usr/sam/lbin/usermod.sam -F -p "" root
5.Boot the system in to multi user mode
but make a note
This will expire all other accounts password and /usr/lbin/tsconvert needs to be run again.