General :: Root Logins Are Not Allowed \ When Try To Login As Root, After Logging Out As User, It Does Not Allow?
Dec 2, 2010
i just installed linux mandriva 2009. i set password for root and created a user account. when i try to login as root, after logging out as user, it does not allow me and gives the error "root logins are not allowed". even it does not show the root account. if i try to go to root from konsole terminal using su root, it allows to enter as a root but when i try to start the GUI with startx it gives error.not sure what to do and why i can't see my account in GUI mode
Something has caused me to be locked out of root; the KDE login screen now says "root logins are not allowed." It's not as though I don't know the password--I set it up. I might have deleted something I'm not supposed to, because before this, root had also become invisible at the KDE login screen.
How to enable Root login...i cant copy or move something on the HDD...I have administrator rights and password for root but i cant change permissions for the HDD without login on root and root login are not allowed .
Got this message when trying to login as root on a machine running 11.2. Isee it has also appeared on another machine running 11.2. So far, 11.3 isfree of this malady. I sincerely hope this is a bug and not a feature.--Graham Davis, Bracknell, Berks. E-mail: "newsman", not "newsboy"."It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brains fall out." - Carl Sagan
I have created a linux machine and installed some softwares on it with root user privileges . I used to login with root user credentials for doing the various task.
Later i have realise that this is not the best practice to follow and there should be a new user with less privileges to be created for doing the day to day task.
I have read the steps to create the user but will that new user sufficient enough to do the task that i m doing it through root user? Will my software allow the new user to work on them? I would be glad if someone points me to a guidelines on what should be my next step?
I was trying to edit a file requiring root permissions, so I used sudo. I typed the root password and it failed. This happened three times, and the process was ended. I then logged in as root (su) and was able to navigate to the file and make changes as root. Am I missing something? How would I edit the sudoers file such that this password would work? Or is there another way to log in to the sudo group to make these changes? How do I set sudo passwords?
I have RHEL4 server. my root is able to login from CUI mode but not able to login from GUI mode. normal user is able to login from GUI mode and we go to root through su command but directly root is not able to login from GUI
i have fedora 7 server running just zimbra email server. but i forgot the password.
i used a livecd ubuntu then i went to /etc/shadow i used gedit and i remove the hash between the ": :" then saved file. i reboot but i still can not logging. and it does a weird thing. i wrote root then the i hit enter when ask for the password i hit enter. then the screen clean up by it self then it ask for logging again. It does nt say that the password is wrong or any other error.
also i went to single-user mode then once i m at # i wrote passwd root then new password then i reboot but i still have the same problem. i cant logging.
I have been trying to establish a connection between two pcs via the ssh channel. I successfully made the connection as a root user, but when i tried as a non root user i had to type in the password the make contact with the other pc. how exactly does this passwordless login actually work?
My install of 11.4 has been running perfectly for for several weeks now. But- (always a but) today it started acting up. I cannot log in to any user account including Root after logging out. After a cold boot I can log in again anywhere but after logging out I have to reboot again then I can get back in to any account once. After logging out any attempted log in causes the splash screen to blank for a few seconds and then it comes back with the previous successful user name log in but typing in the password blanks the screen a few seconds again. Clicking on a user account also blanks the screen a few seconds and then it again comes back with the previous log in users name.
I run ProFTPd with TLS authentication on my Debian Lenny server. My problem is that despite of the fact that my users connect chrooted, one of my friends had root privileges after logging in form a Macintosh and could browse the root directory, too.
I've been installing proftpd on a server running fedora 8. It is setup in standalone server type, and I checked that the process is running and listening to port 21. When I try to login using a ftp client in Normal mode with root user & password , I receive first a 220, then a 530 login incorrect error. Can you help me?
I've been pasting my proftpd.conf configuration file below
I just got Fedora 12, and I used su root to change the bin ownership to my primary developer account. For some reason, though, all subsequent attempts to log in as root have had authentication failure, be it through su or through the startup login screen. This does NOT occur for adminstrator tools such as Groups and Users.
i am looking for a detailed description of the login process for both root and normal user , also locally and remotely.i read some sentences that the files .bashrc and bash_profile are needed for this process. But that was very concise.
Situation as follows: i do su to root, then i create admin file with
cat > adminfile then i exit from root issuing exit command i can see following adminfile options -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10 2010-06-16 16:25 adminfile however, after executing rm adminfile it really gets removed -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10 2010-06-16 16:25 adminfile
As i see it - others have only read permision for that file so they shouldnot be able to remove it.. :/
I am afraid to ask with so many things changing around in each new release.Where would one add a custom script to execute when logging and shutting down in into a user profile like /home/test or /root ?would this be rc.local?
Is It possible to change a process running in root-user to non-root-user by setting suid / uid / euid / gid etc... I so please instruct how, when and wat to set in order to change a process running in root-user to non-root user
Well I did something pretty stupid and now I can't log in with my user other than the root user. Basically, I wanted to change my username and so I when to the admin > user & accounts - and selected the account I wanted to change. Anyway I did that and then logged out. Since then all I get when I reseted is a spinning mouse ball and a black screen. I can get into the shell prompt - but I'm not sure how I'd go about fixing this issue I created. At the moment I'm logged in the shell with root, and if I type 'id' I can see my old username, but I think the links behind it are broken.
I created a new user lets call it X. I disallowed the root login from SSH, so I login with X and after I call "#su root" command. But when I login that way, I can't use some commands like "service". I can access all the files, I can even change the sshd_config file but some commands say "not found". Do I need to get X to a group? Or make it some priveledges etc? What should I have to do to run this free of problems?