An error occurred updating the password file
Microsoft Web Matrix chooses to show custom error messages.The error messages listed below show up on the command line and API: Diagnosis: Web Deploy cannot find the executable.
by Bilal Aslam For certain common error cases, Web Deploy will show an error code.I am facing a problem with my router which has linux embedded.When i try passwd command it shows me this: # passwd -u root passwd: An error occurred updating the password file.This table explains why the error occurs and steps the user can take to avoid the error.
Note that the error message may be different depending on how Web Deploy is invoked e.g.
User Action: Follow the recommended action in the second error message.