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Re: unknown user: root



On Wednesday 10 May 2006 16:58, Andy Green wrote:
> Andy Green wrote:
> > This file is something to do with NIS auth.  Are you set up for NIS auth
> > to your knowledge?
>
> If not, run
>
> system-config-authentication
>
> as root and see what your situation is.  If NIS is enabled and you
> didn't want it, disable it.  My default situation has everything on the
> first property page of system-config-authentication turned off, and only
> "use shadow passwords" and "use MD5 passwords" turned on at the second
> property page.

Also make sure that in /etc/nsswitch.conf:
These lines are ok and exactly like this:
passwd:     files
shadow:     files
group:      files


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