Bug 155357 - root unable to login on console if /etc/nologin exists
root unable to login on console if /etc/nologin exists
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 154030
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2005-04-19 10:34 EDT by Mark Nelson
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-19 11:25:24 EDT
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Description Mark Nelson 2005-04-19 10:34:06 EDT
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Description of problem:
When the file /etc/nologin exists root is unable to log in on a virtual console

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.login as root on a virtual console
2. Create the file /etc/nologin
3. login as root on a second virtual console, login fails

Actual Results:  Unable to login on console as root, you can login across the network via ssh as root

Expected Results:  root should be able to login in.

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Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-04-19 11:25:24 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 154030 ***

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