Event ID 8228 — UNIX to Windows Password Synchronization Service -- Run-time Issues
Applies To: Windows Server 2008
UNIX to Windows Password Synchronization Service -- Run-time Issues indicates the functionality of UNIX to Windows password synchronization operations.
When Password Synchronization is configured for UNIX to Windows synchronization, and UNIX to Windows synchronization is functioning normally, passwords that are changed on UNIX hosts are synchronized on Windows-based computers and domains. The Password Synchronization pluggable authentication module (PAM) makes this possible by intercepting the password change request on the UNIX host, encrypting the password, and then sending the password change request to the Password Synchronization service running on the Windows-based computers with which it is configured to be synchronized.
|Product:||Windows Identity Management for UNIX|
|Message:||Error: unknown user. %ruser = %1|
Check that the user exists
An error occurred while setting the password in the Windows environment because the user account is unknown or could not be found. No entry exists for this user. Verify that the user name was entered correctly and that the user name is the same on both computers running Windows operating systems and computers running UNIX-based operating systems.
To verify the functional state of UNIX to Windows password synchronization, retry UNIX to Windows password synchronization. UNIX to Windows password synchronization is fully operational when the password synchronization succeeds, and functioning with warning conditions present if password synchronization fails for some passwords but succeeds for others.
If password synchronization succeeds for some passwords but fails for others, the UNIX to Windows Password Synchronization Service is likely fully operational, but there might be account- or computer-specific configuration problems preventing password changes from being synchronized on UNIX-based hosts.