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Re: logon failed



What user where you when you tried to su to fred?



On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 02:46:05PM -0400, Gu, John A. (US SSA) wrote:
> The only user that works is the root. I get the error message "Incorrect
> password" when the "su fred" is typed.
> 
> John
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Gunnar Kramm
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 2:37 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: logon failed
> 
> On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 02:30:18PM -0400, Gu, John A. (US SSA) wrote:
> > Alex,
> > 
> > I did it again using "useradd username" without -p option. Then passwd
> > $username followed by 2 type-in. No error, but I still can not use the
> > same password at the login as that at the passwd command. I am
> confused.
> > 
> > John
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> > [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Alexander Dalloz
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 1:57 PM
> > To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> > Subject: Re: logon failed
> > 
> > Am Di, den 26.10.2004 schrieb Gu, John A. (US SSA) um 19:47:
> > 
> > > Any user account created (using useradd by root account) does not
> work
> > > at the Fedora logon page. The error message is Authentication
> Failed.
> > I
> > > have tried both option -p with useradd and command passwd for the
> > > password. They are all successful. A new user directory is created
> > under
> > > /home.
> > 
> > > John
> > 
> > If you pass the "useradd" command any password with parameter "-p" be
> > sure it is already encrypted! Else you have a plain text password in
> the
> > /etc/shadow file. Obviously then a login will fail. If you created new
> > user accounts followed by setting the password with command "passwd
> > $username", then all should be proper. Just take care you have not
> > accidentally caps-lock on.
> > 
> > Alexander
> > 
> > 
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> 
> What happens when try to su to the newly created users from another
> working
> user (not root) on the box?
> 
> Doing something like following
> (as root)
> useradd fred
> passwd fred
> (now type in the password)
> 
> Then become a user that you know already works on the box
> su fred
> 
> 
> 
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> San Francisco, CA
> http://www.thekramms.com
> 
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