[LON-CAPA-admin] domain coordinator cannot log in on new system
lucasm at ohio.edu
Thu Aug 9 12:50:37 EDT 2012
Are there any issues with the /etc/hosts file? This was an issue just
yesterday(?) and I think I've had problems getting everything right
in there before.
On Aug 9, 2012, at 12:35 PM, Neubauer, Paul wrote:
> Hi Gerd,
> cd /home/httpd/lonTabs
> [root at lon-capa-test lonTabs]# grep bsu domain.tab
> bsu:Ball State University:::::::bsul1
> [root at lon-capa-test lonTabs]# grep bsu hosts.tab
> Although this is a standalone machine, I named it bsul1 (this time). bsul1 is also used for lon-capa.bsu.edu
> Just for the sake of information, once I get this working, I am going to change it to https. I was also working with Stuart to implement shibboleth authentication and had it working, but munged the system after that, so I have wiped it completely, reinstalled the OS and lon-capa. Unfortunately, this time, I am failing to get the most basic functions. :-(
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: lon-capa-admin-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org [mailto:lon-capa-admin-
>> bounces at mail.lon-capa.org] On Behalf Of Gerd Kortemeyer
>> Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2012 12:26 PM
>> To: list about administration and system updating
>> Subject: Re: [LON-CAPA-admin] domain coordinator cannot log in on new system
>> My guess is that your machine does not talk to itself. What are the entries
>> in the domain and host tables, and is DNS recognized?
>> - Gerd.
>> On Aug 9, 2012, at 12:20 PM, "Neubauer, Paul" <pneubauer at bsu.edu> wrote:
>>> HELP! I'm (re)creating a test system lon-capa-test.bsu.edu for
>> internal/testing use. I'm using CentOS 6.2 and lon-capa 2.10.1.
>>> I've followed all the instructions at http://install.lon-
>> capa.org/centos6_install.html, and I created a domain coordinator in step 6,
>> then started loncontrol and httpd, but when I tried to log in as bsudc, the
>> domain coordinator, I got the message:
>>> Username and/or password could not be authenticated.
>>> I determined that this was not due to an incorrect password. In fact, I ran
>> passwd and reset the password to be absolutely positive. I still got no
>> improvement. So I created another domain coordinator, again using
>> /root/loncapa-2.10.1/loncom/build/make_domain_coordinator.pl and that one
>> could not log in either. I tried expiring bsudc's privs with /root/loncapa-
>> 2.10.1/loncom/build/expire_DC_role.pl and readding with
>> add_domain_coordinator_privilege.pl, but that simply failed. So I deleted the
>> two users I had created using deluser (and delgroup) and tried again from the
>> beginning. I restarted loncontrol and tried again to log in as bsudc. This
>> time I get:
>>> Sorry ...
>>> Information needed to verify your login information is missing,
>> inaccessible or expired.
>>> Please log in again.
>>> Login problems?
>>> If I log in to the system at the OS level, bsudc is capable of that, so I
>> know that OS authentication is working.
>>> I'm completely flummoxed.
>>> Any ideas?
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