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Old 10-08-2005, 05:18 AM   #1
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Distribution: Debian Sarge
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Added users: Access denied


Everytime I add a user using useradd (logged in as root) everything seems to go right, the entries are added (as far as I can see) succesfully to /etc/passwd however, everytime a user tries to login, he gets the error "access denied".

Anybody who can make a guess what I 'm doing wrong?


Old 10-08-2005, 05:19 AM   #2
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EDIt: I'm quite a linux noob, and I fully forgot to look in /etc/shadow now I discover that the passwords aren't encrypted. How should I crypt them while adding?


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