Bug 453090 - registering system with incorrect password gives misleading error message
registering system with incorrect password gives misleading error message
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Registration (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Clifford Perry
Red Hat Satellite QA List
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: 469694 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: 462714 468864 479461
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Reported: 2008-06-27 03:54 EDT by Jan Hutař
Modified: 2014-05-09 06:39 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-05-09 06:39:04 EDT
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Description Jan Hutař 2008-06-27 03:54:37 EDT
Description of problem:
When I try to register a system with a correct username and an incorrect 
password, I get an error message, which implies that rhn_register is able to 
create a new account on the RHN server.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
up2date-4.7.1-17.el4


How reproducible:
always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. rhn_register --nox | rhn_register | rhnreg_ks


Actual results:
┌─────────────────┤ Error ├─────────────────┐
│                                           │
│ The server indicated an error:            │
│                                           │
│ Error Class Code: 3                       │
│ Error Class Info: This login is already   │
│ taken, or the password is incorrect.      │
│ Explanation:                              │
│      An error has occurred while          │
│ processing your request. If this problem  │
│      persists please enter a bug report   │
│ at bugzilla.redhat.com.                   │
│      If you choose to submit the bug      │
│ report, please be sure to include         │
│      details of what you were trying to   │
│ do when this error occurred and           │
│      details on how to reproduce this     │
│ problem.                                  │


Expected results:
┌─────────────────┤ Error ├─────────────────┐
│                                           │
│ The server indicated an error:            │
│                                           │
│ Error Class Code: 3                       │
│ Error Class Info: The login or            │
│     the password is incorrect.            │
│ Explanation:                              │
│     Please ensure you are using correct   │
│     and existing login/password ...       │


Additional info:
Creating of the RHN accounts through the client tools was disabled:
Bug 433492: hosted changes for user creation removal from registration
Bug 430151: remove account creation capability from rhn_register GUI
Bug 430153: remove account creation capability from rhn_register TUI
Comment 5 Pradeep Kilambi 2008-11-05 16:09:07 EST
*** Bug 469719 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Pradeep Kilambi 2008-11-05 16:10:27 EST
*** Bug 469694 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Clifford Perry 2014-05-09 06:39:04 EDT
We have not addressed this specific bug in over 5 years years. This does not seem to have an active customer case with the bug report either. Closing out as wontfix to clear from backlog. 

Please re-open if you disagree and wish further review.

Cliff

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