[PLUG] RedHat login - known valid password invalid

wes plug at the-wes.com
Thu Jun 2 11:54:31 PDT 2011


can you copy/paste the entire input and output of the process of changing
the user's password and trying to login as that user?

can you try changing another (known-working) user's password in the same way
and see if it breaks?

-wes

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Michael R <michael at jamhome.us> wrote:

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>
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> as root (having 'sudo
> su')  reset the password for user example4plug
> then as self `su -
> example4plug1` and the system responds with "su: incorrect
> password"
> having just created the password I know I have the
> correct password.
> Repeat entire process this time cutting and pasting
> password to prevent any fat fingering possibilities, same
> results.
> [root at testserver home]# passwd -S example4plug
> example4plug PS 2011-06-01 7 35 7 49 (Password set, MD5
> crypt.)
> indicates the account is not locked out.
> Suggestions for
> how to restore access for this user?
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