I have an S70 running 126.96.36.199 with some problems which developed since
I applied all the recommended IBM patches for Y2K last year.
After entry of the username and password, there is a 30 second delay before
prompt appears. The delay is present when logging in from the console as
remotely from PCs using telnet or from other AIX systems locally. It also
running commands like rsh and rexec.
This is impacting on people who connect to the system using remote SAS
as the delay corresponds to the time they time out.
Additionally, I have a problem with changing passwords and get the error
3004-709 Error changing password for <user>
The IBM documentation is not helpful in regard to this error.
To try and fix the password problem I have run grpck, usrck and pwdck.
Any help would be useful. I have seen this and related problems come up
time and time again on this newsgroup but no-one seems to have given a
definitive fix for the problem.
I would rather not reboot the system and I believe AIX should be able to
gracefully from this sort of fault.
thanks in credit