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How do i change the global login shell on a unix system?

I want to set the login shell (the shell they get when they log in) of all existing and future users. The correct way to change the login shell seems to be chsh. But this only allows me to change the ...
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Samba password not persisting

I have a samba on debian setup with the following smb.conf [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP # Debug logging information log level = 2 max log size = 50 debug timestamp = yes ...
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2answers
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Disabling the shell of user “daemon” (/bin/false)

on a Linux system there are lot's of users by default: daemon, bin, sys, games, etc. According to my /etc/passwd most of these users have a shell assigned (/bin/sh) which seems some kind of insecure ...
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1answer
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Security issue with ssh on Debian server

I have setup Debian Squeeze on an old laptop to serve as a testbed. I have installed OpenSSH and edited /etc/ssh/sshd_config to use ssh keys and disallow password authentication. I am able, however, ...
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Cannot login at hvc0

Our LDAP server recently crashed and now we are facing problems reaching some of our servers. We have a Xen guest for which the login does no longer work. In the logs, the following error appears. ...
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Debian Squeeze, bash hangs after successful login

My problem seems to be identical to the question ssh hangs on "Last login" line , but the questions author did not post a solution. So basically: - I can login - I can see the successful ...
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1answer
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Where are the RADIUS log events logged?

My server has a RADIUS functionality. I want to know where does it log about successful and rejected log-in events and other related info? I have to track RADIUS behavior so that's why it is important ...
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1answer
313 views

LDAP loginShell on platforms with different paths

I'm using LDAP to deal with users and authentication across my network. I'm now adding FreeBSD hosts and have hit a problem with login shells. on Linux, shells tend to be in /bin/$shellname, so ...
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1answer
513 views

Change login prompt on Debian server

I need to change a telnet login prompt of Debian 4.0 server. Currently it is of form: hostname login: I need to have just: login: Apparently chnages to /etc/issue.net only influence what is ...
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2answers
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Login screen in debian 5.0.3

I'm a very fresh Linux user. It's my first step and I finished Debian 5.0.3 installation and I can't login. I type the username and password but nothing! Just the prompt changes to "debian@user$". I ...
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How do I create an interactive daemon login?

I run a service on a debian/linux machine which runs at boot with a 'screen' session I can always attach to. I would like to create a username which I can run this service as. At the moment I use a ...