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Root Password [message #32427] Thu, 07 August 2008 13:00 Go to next message
johan_hammy is currently offline  johan_hammy
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[root@Char ~]# uname -a
Linux Char.ICS.local 2.6.18-53.1.19.el5.028stab053.14 #1 SMP Thu May 8 16:29:13 MSD 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root@Char ~]# vzctl
vzctl version 3.0.22


The user of an fc7 VPS was complaining about the password getting reset... so I used the vzctl command to reset the password, which it reported was successful. However, I cannot login with the password I just set. I tried making a new user, but that doesn't set either.
Re: Root Password [message #32436 is a reply to message #32427] Thu, 07 August 2008 19:48 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Try vzctl enter VEID

# passwd user

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Re: Root Password [message #32437 is a reply to message #32436] Thu, 07 August 2008 21:17 Go to previous messageGo to next message
johan_hammy is currently offline  johan_hammy
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Didn't solve it.
Re: Root Password [message #32438 is a reply to message #32436] Thu, 07 August 2008 21:53 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Well you can try to remove the user (after moving /home/user to /home/user_tmp) then add it again and move the home to the correct place, see if this works.

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Re: Root Password [message #32439 is a reply to message #32438] Thu, 07 August 2008 22:01 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I did try with a brand new user and had the same result.

Would these failures be showing up in a log somewhere?
Re: Root Password [message #32442 is a reply to message #32427] Fri, 08 August 2008 02:16 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Check /var/log/auth.log while trying to login

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Re: Root Password [message #32459 is a reply to message #32442] Sat, 09 August 2008 15:26 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Of all the different VPSes that I have, the only two that have an auth.log file are Debian systems. This particular VPS is FC7.
Re: Root Password [message #32511 is a reply to message #32427] Tue, 12 August 2008 21:45 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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*bump*

Ideas?
Re: Root Password [message #32516 is a reply to message #32511] Wed, 13 August 2008 04:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
rickb is currently offline  rickb
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johan, to isolate this problem, you should do the following:

after resetting the password, is the hash in /etc/shadow changed? If not, paste a strace of the passwd command. If yes, you are totally locked out of the VE for any users (except for vzctl enter) because you are unable to set any passwords, correct?

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Re: Root Password [message #32523 is a reply to message #32516] Thu, 14 August 2008 02:51 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I cannot login with any users I have tried, both existing, and new. The shadow file changes.
Re: Root Password [message #32524 is a reply to message #32523] Thu, 14 August 2008 03:02 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I have never heard of this problem. Do you see the same problem with other OS templates? Is the OS template unmodified from the openvz site?

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Re: Root Password [message #32525 is a reply to message #32524] Thu, 14 August 2008 03:09 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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This is the only Fedora Core 7 VE I have, and it initially worked. Someone else has been using this VE, so I don't know what's different.

My CentOS 4 VEs work fine.
Re: Root Password [message #32526 is a reply to message #32525] Thu, 14 August 2008 03:13 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Seems like an application level issue and not related to openvz at all. I would treat the VE as compromised/mangled and reinstall with a fresh distro.



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Re: Root Password [message #32658 is a reply to message #32526] Fri, 22 August 2008 12:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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I did create a new VE, but kept the old one around if anyone wanted to try to figure it out.
Re: Root Password [message #32671 is a reply to message #32427] Fri, 22 August 2008 15:41 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Your new VE have the same problem or its working correctly?

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Re: Root Password [message #38304 is a reply to message #32671] Sat, 05 December 2009 02:48 Go to previous message
johan_hammy is currently offline  johan_hammy
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oops, I forgot about this.

umm... I think I used a different distro and it worked.
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