Coda File System

Re: AuthNewUser() --> AUTH_FAILED

From: Jan Harkes <>
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 10:07:32 -0400
On Mon, Oct 09, 2000 at 02:04:30PM +0000, Stephen Torri wrote:
> I can log into my coda server and get access via administrator (coda).
> What I cannot do is create a new user.
> Here is the output trying to create a new user called "torri":
> [root_at_mobile root]$ au nu
> Your Vice name: coda
> Your password: (I typed the admin password)
> Vice user: torri
> New password: changeme
> New info: regular user
> AuthNewUser() --> AUTH_FAILED

The administrative side of Coda is still a bit rough. The user has to be
added to the protection databases with pdbtool on the server first. 

The steps for adding a new user are well described in chapter 10 of the
Coda File System User and System Administrators Manual.

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Received on 2000-10-09 10:09:07