Problem: AIX 5.3, when changing password for a user, got the following error message.
3004-622 An error occurred updating the password databaserun passwd command again, the two files above will be recreated. Problem should be fixed now.
3004-709 Error changing password for "ibm3100" : Value is invalid
1. grpck -t ALL
2. usrck -t ALL
3. mkpasswd -c
If it is still not working,
mv /etc/security/pwdhist.pag /etc/security/pwdhist.pag.old
mv /etc/security/pwdhist.dir /etc/security/pwdhist.dir.old
The definition of the two files can be found in