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Re: [hylafax-users] faxrm and admin password: Password incorrect


I encountered the same problem, but surprisingly it worked.... Executed
following :

(Running RH6.2)
login root
sendfax -d 12 34 56 78 config.test.
faxadduser -a 1234 -p 1234 root.
faxrm -d 1
"job 1 removed"

To remarks (or should i say questions):

Why didn't faxrm asked my password
Although I configures my modem with ttyS0, a ps -aus results in faxsend -m cua0
send/q1. The faxnumber contained a 0, because it needs to dial out to a city
line. Problem here is that the fax doesn't goes out. Could cua0 be the cause of

Giulio Orsero wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 10:02:29 +0100, you wrote:
> >/usr/local/sbin/faxadduser -a 123abc root
> >
> >In etc/hosts.hfaxd I see
> >
> >root:::VQVuDydd0eIT6
> >230 User root logged in.
> >admin 123abc
> >530 Password incorrect.
> Add the user with both a password (-p) and an admin password (-a)
> Then telnet and first use
> pass password
> then
> admin adminpassword
> You may want to try faxrm -a (as an admin user).
> Why the user is nobody? try submitting faxes as another user.
> >Fax jobs are owned by user nobody which I can't su into. So root need to be
> >able to farm jobs
> You mean you can't even
> su nobody -c "faxrm <jobid>"
> ?
> --
> giulioo@pobox.com
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