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Old 08-15-2004, 02:40 PM   #1
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Problem Login As Root, Help!!!!!


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, 02:46 PM   #2
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Check things like caps lock and num lock - they may be causing the password to be input incorrectly.
 
Old 08-15-2004, 02:50 PM   #3
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There's several possible causes ...

First, HOW are you trying to login?

Console, remotely, graphical login?


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Old 08-15-2004, 02:54 PM   #4
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hi, the CPAS is checked and IT IS CORRECT.
WHat happens is this:
The login is the same as I do every time, is in graphical mode. I really donīt know what is happening, yesterday i logon perfecty, I was having some problems with SAMBA, so I think there is the problem, but the issue now is that i canīt login even as ROOT, IMAGINE!!!!
when I type root and the pwd, happens to tell me: AUTHENTICATION FAILED....
please, help
THANKS VERY MUCH!!!!

Rodrigo
 
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