When trying to change the shell access for a user from WHM, do you face the following issue ?
– Even when trying to change the setting via back-end, you might face the issue :
chsh -s /bin/bash x
Changing shell for x
setpwnam: File exists
Shell *NOT* changed. Try again later.
– The above error indicate that there is a lock on the file /etc/passwd Deleting /etc/ptmp will fix this issue.
# rm /etc/ptmp