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Old 03-22-2013, 12:30 AM   #1
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webmin locked "root" user

webmin has lock superuser root from login into it.iam not having another user to login and unlock. how can i unlock root
while login it errors

Error - Access denied. The user has been blocked because of too many authentication failures.

Pls provide some solution if any one knows
Old 03-22-2013, 12:40 AM   #2
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i remove ! character form line in /etc/webmin/miniserv.users

it get unlocks. any another solution besides this
Old 03-22-2013, 05:11 AM   #3
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If webmin has blocked your IP address because of too many authentication failures, then you can remove the IP block by deleting the appropriate line from this file:



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