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root login fails mac osx 10.7.3

2874 Views 16 Replies Latest reply: Nov 20, 2012 7:44 AM by disguise RSS
  • Rick2020 Calculating status...
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    Nov 20, 2012 5:43 AM (in response to thedatadude)



    I feel your pain. I’m having the same problem. These people just don’t understand.

    I’m in a school system with about 6,000 Mac’s. Student’s accounts are (standard)

    Teachers and Administrators are (admin).


    We give the Admin’s a password so we can log in and make changes or add software.

    Many people change the password for their security but don’t give us their new password.

    That’s when we login (Other as Root). We can do our work and get out. Maybe we should

    just format the drive and install the original setup with the password we gave them. 

  • disguise Level 2 Level 2 (330 points)
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    Nov 20, 2012 7:44 AM (in response to thedatadude)

    I had problems using root login until I provided a robust password - letters and numbers.

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