FW: Password problem

1999-06-01 08:19:55
Subject: FW: Password problem
From: "Adams, Raylon" <Raylon.Adams AT SSA DOT GOV>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 1999 08:19:55 -0400
I am having similar problems after installation of the Netview/NT v5.1.1
patch.  Pre 5.1.1, accessing the webserver for Netview/NT was very
simple....just provide the url, and it appeared.  Since installing the 5.1.1
patch, users are now faced with a sign-on screen requesting a username and
password.  In addition to anonymous failing authentication, the userid and
password to access the actual desktop also fails authentication.  Anybody
else with ideas?

Raylon Adams
Computer Specialist
410-965-0410 voice
800-766-3803 pgr
raylon.adams AT ssa DOT gov

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeanie Cham [mailto:yccham AT NCS.COM DOT SG]
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 1999 2:18 AM
Subject: Password problem

Hi all,

I installed Netview 5.1 (Framework 3.6) on AIX 4.3.2.  Netview is
running OK.  However, I've a strange problem with the AIX passwd
function after running Netview.

I'm able to change the OS password without any hassle, but once I start
Netview, I get "error connecting to passwd database".  Even if I exit
out of Netview, the problem remains, unless I restart the AIX CDE.  The
problem repeats after I start Netview.

I tried changing passwords using smitty, but to no avail.  Anybody
encountered such problem?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.


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