General information field required (UNIX)

Module: Account Integrity

When this option is enabled, the /etc/passwd syntax check reports users with incomplete or invalid entries in the GECOS field. Enable the /etc/passwd syntax check to activate this option.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for General information field required

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: ESM Administrative Information

UNIX (5169)

Title: /etc/passwd Syntax Error

Description:The listed accounts have syntax errors or unfilled entries in the /etc/passwd file. Correct the syntax errors and enter data for all required fields in the /etc/passwd file for these accounts.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [%s]