Nonexistent login shells (UNIX)

Module: Account Integrity

This check reports user accounts with login shells that do not exist on the agent system. Use the check's name list to exclude users that are not already excluded by the Users to check option.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Nonexistent login shells

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: ESM Administrative Information

UNIX (5134)

Title: Non-existent shell

Description:The files specified as shells for the listed accounts do not exist. This is not consistent with the system configuration. Also, this can prevent account users from logging in. You should change these accounts to point to valid shells in /etc/passwd.

Severity: green-0

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

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