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Old 11-11-2010, 05:40 PM   #1
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su prompts for a password when no such is set

Hello everyone,

Story: i use Fedora9 and i want to set up a FTP server whithout creating a home dir for each and every user, i want them to share 1 home dir. All users are in one group.

Problem: i write the following:
root# useradd -d /home/ftp_home -g ftp_users -M user1
root# useradd -d /home/ftp_home -g ftp_users -M user2
root# su - user1
user1$ su - user2
su: incorrect password
This happens no matter what password i enter. I can only log into user2 if i type user1$ logout ; root#su - user2
Old 11-11-2010, 06:14 PM   #2
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passwd -uf user2

Last edited by slinx; 11-11-2010 at 06:17 PM.
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