SWAT login failure

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at pcug.org.au
Sun Oct 14 15:43:03 GMT 2001

michael wrote:
> I'm trying to configure smb.conf through SWAT.
> When I do   http://localhost:901   I get prompted to "Enter username
> for  unknown at localhost:901".
> When I enter "root" and my password while in root,  authentication
> fails and I can't run SWAT.
> I've tried logging in as both root and user, without success.
> I've made the appropriate entries in /etc/services and
> /etc/inetd.conf.
> What's missing or needs to be corrected?
> btw, I am using 2.2.1a.

./configure --with-pam and install the PAM control files

Or use 2.2.2, the issue with accessing /etc/shadow directly is now

Andrew Bartlett

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