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Old 08-10-2010, 11:50 PM   #1
siva balan
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solaris login


i am using solaris 10....

for a particular user, i am able to login using two different passwords (or), i am able to login using either one of the two passwords.....

how ......tell me...please..i am fearing that it would become a security issue..

user:x
password:yyyyyyyyyyy
$


user:x
password:yyyyyyyyyyyz
$

both are working for successful login....

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Old 08-11-2010, 12:14 AM   #2
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Are you sure the User Name is the same ?
Unix is case sensitive.

It is highly unusual to have multiple passwords for a user account.
 
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Old 08-11-2010, 12:37 AM   #3
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Suggestion:

1. Enter FEWER letters
2. Stop when the login FAILS
3. Enter DIFFERENT letters for n+1
 
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Old 08-11-2010, 02:47 AM   #4
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now it is getting me too cumbersome....

because,

ssh x@a.b.c.d
password:yyyyyyy(any leter)
$
what is this....i am really clueless...(i am not able to login into the actual system, eventhough i enter right password,but able to login using ssh )

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