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Why are you unable to change root password on VDX 8770 running NOS 7.3.0aa code?

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TitleWhy are you unable to change root password on VDX 8770 running NOS 7.3.0aa code?
Symptoms
root> passwd root
password can not be changed on standby CP.


 
Environment
  • VDX 8770
  • NOS 7.3.0aa
  • root shell
Cause
Defect NOS-66318 (admin and non-root users MUST not have '0' as uids)
 
Resolution
Upgrade to NOS 7.4.0 code
Additional notes
As a workaround, execute /bin/passwd to change the root password.

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