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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I ve a question about the Linux system root password change.
Which can be done using grub menu without inputting the old password.:confused:
So If anybody can change the root password without any password and then how it is secure. Anybody can manipulate the other user using the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: pradyumnajpn10
Hello, I have two old Solaris machines
$ uname -a
SunOS unknown 5.8 Generic_117350-39 sun4u sparc SUNW,UltraAX-e2
unfortunately, it has been so long ago that i have used these that the root password has left my head...
i can log into one of the machine as a normal user, but am unable to... (4 Replies)
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3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I forgot the password of root and i dont know
"How to reset root password without loosing of my previous data and users." (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: yashwanthguru
4. Emergency UNIX and Linux Support
I'm stuck in a severe problem here , Someone have changed the root password
and he cannot remember it and there is no other user privileged user on the system , But I do have access to a non privileged user.
On the top of the system an application which requires a theoretical ... (5 Replies)
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5. Red Hat
I need some help with Fedora. I am trying to reset the root password. When I tried to login I was not able to. I kept getting the authentication failure message. I got the password reset success message.
passwd: all authentication tokens updated successfully.
I then thought maybe the root... (6 Replies)
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6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
How to change the ldap root password.
I have generated the password by using "slappasswd " command, but In my root machine "/etc/ldap/sldap.d" file is not there. instead of the file sldap.d directory only is there. please help me...? (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: ungalnanban
I've come across this question during interview as Sys Adm.
"How you reset lost root/superuser password on x86 system running solaris (8/9/10) which remotely located. (Not locally in front of you)"
As much as I know, you must be physically in front of the server to reset the lost... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: shahru
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
My root password for mysql has some problem as it dosent allow me to login....
all commands to reset it failed. so I removed mysql
yum remove mysql
and installed it by
yum install mysql mysql-devel mysql-server
and it installed fine
I gave chkconfig --levels 235 mysqld on... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: viji19812001
This is first time I met unix in my life. I purchased old Scanning Elecron Microscope which came with 486/33MHz PC running Unix System V, ver. 3.6. The one simple user name/passw is known so I can boot and login. But can not shutdown! It asks root or su passw. I'm very sensitive not to... (6 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
If someone a Unix system administrator forgets the root password ?. What will be the consequences ?. Should the OS needs to be reinstalled ?? (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: dhanamurthy