Linux Logon Failure (Authentication failed)
Posted on 2004-09-29
First things first. I am very new to linux. I use Redhat 9.
I have a small network with a Windows 2003 Server and a Linux box. In trying to access resources on the 2003 from linux, and failing so far, I have messed up some setting on the linux machine.
Everytime I want to log on I get the error Authentication failed. It does not matter which user name i use, including root. The one setting where i messed about just before this problem started was in the Authentication settings. I choose kerebos and in the options for kerebos i filled in some information about the 2003. I did this to see what entries i will get in 2003 security event log, to help me figure out how to connet the linux to the 2003.
I think this is where the problem now lies. Is it possible to connect to the linux from a rescue shell (ie. the one that comes with the redhat 9 dist.) and edit some files somewhere to fix this problem?