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RE: FC3: Unable to log into newly created users?



Paul,

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

I had LDAP on and turned it off and now I am back to "normal"!

~Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Howarth [mailto:paul city-fan org]
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2004 12:58 AM
To: For users of Fedora Core releases
Subject: Re: FC3: Unable to log into newly created users?


On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 23:19 -0800, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Did FC3 change so much that I really missed the boat? :-)
> 
> I discovered to my dismay after installing my new FC3
> OS along with the updates in the last few days that when
> I got around to create a normal account (non-root), I find
> that no matter how I tried, I am unable to log in! I can log
> in as root, update the password, delete and recreate the
> account,  there is no possible way to log in!  I even tried
> as root, the "su - myaccount" and even THAT fails with a
> "su: incorrect password"!
> 
> I have created several other users, using the gui interface
> and useradd  and the results are the same!  What is going on!?
> 
> I am only able to log into FC3 as root!
> 
> Can someone shed some light on this for me please?

Do you have any non-local authentication requirements configured?

Fire up system-config-authentication and make sure you've not got LDAP
authentication etc. turned on.

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>

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