Unable to run restart Vertica on host

Document ID : KB000103445
Last Modified Date : 26/06/2018
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Issue:
When trying to use /opt/vertica/bin/adminTools and run restart Vertica on host, the command continually asks for a password and then fails.
 
/opt/vertica/bin/adminTools -t restart_node -s node3 -d drdata -F 
Info: no password specified, using none 
*** Restarting nodes for database drdata *** 
restart host node3 with catalog v_drdata_node0003_catalog 
Eenter password for dradmin@node2 (3 attempts left): 
Enter password for dradmin@node2 (2 attempts left): 
Enter password for dradmin@node1 (2 attempts left): 
Enter password for dradmin@node2 (1 attempts left): 
Enter password for dradmin@node1 (1 attempts left):
Cause:
When validating SSH you can see the following:
 
$ ssh dradmin@node2
dradmin@node2's password:
Warning: your password will expire in 3 days

It is this password warning that is causing problems.
Resolution:
Update the password or alter the expiration date on the password for the dradmin account on all affected systems.