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Old 08-15-2004, 01:47 PM   #1
abulafiar
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Login Failed


People,
Trying to log into REDHAT and when I enter the user name and password for root keeps telling me "AUTHENTICATION FAILED"
donīt know what to do, canīt login in to REDHAT
can anyone help me ??
THANKS A LOT

Rodrigo
 
Old 08-15-2004, 02:04 PM   #2
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You can boot into single-user mode and reset the root password. Check my reply to this previous post...

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ghlight=single
 
Old 08-15-2004, 02:24 PM   #3
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STILL WITH PROBLEM

Pal,
Thanks for your answer, I did what youīve wrote, but the issue is tha when I tried to log in like ROOT it keeps telling me "AUTHENTICATION FAILED", no matter what i put as ROOT PASSWORD
Can you help me with this ?
Thanks again,

Rodrigo
 
Old 08-15-2004, 09:23 PM   #4
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Are you using "root" or "ROOT" as the username? It should be "root".

Otherwise, you can login to single-user mode, create a regular user account, reboot and login as the new user, then "su -" into root account when you need to do something as root. It will just ask for the root password then.
 
  


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