[HPADM] Re: Root account disabled

From: Kory Wheatley (wheakory_at_isu.edu)
Date: 10/11/04

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    To: James Bankston <JBankston@ajc.com>, hpux-admin@dutchworks.nl
    
    

    I already fixed my problem. I rebooted into single user mode again and
    was able to mount /usr and fix my locked root account. I'm not sure why
    I couldn't mount the first time. Thanks for your response.

    James Bankston wrote:

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    >Run fsck first and then mount the file system
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    >James K. Bankston
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    >How do I enable my root account thats been "locked in the commerical
    >security database" on HPUX 11.
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    >I went to single user mode and tried to go into /tcb/files/auth/r/root
    >and use vi to unlock the account, but vi is not found and I not able to
    >mount that filesystem. What I'm I doing wrong?
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