How to resolve ‘passwd: Authentication token manipulation error for cpanel’?
Many a times, users cannot update their password via cpanel
Error: Changing password for user status.
Changing password for status
(current) UNIX password:
passwd: Authentication token manipulation error
This issue occurred due to the incorrect permissions set to “/usr/bin/passwd”.
Please try to set the permission as 4511.
You can update the permissions using the command:
chmod 4511 /usr/bin/passwd
This will resolve the issue.