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faq:generalquestions:howto_login_first [2007/05/29 10:48]
dothebart host auth is more complicated to explain...
faq:generalquestions:howto_login_first [2007/05/29 11:54] (current)
dothebart reworked host auth mode...
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 Citadel takes a bit of a different approach here than you might know. We don't provide a user/password common to all default installs, to avoid the install getting "Hacked" (remember that MS SQL Server issue some years ago?). Instead, //you choose// during setup which user is //going to become the administrator once his account is created//. By default (using citadel internal accounts; non Host-Auth mode) you just press **Create** after entering the Username and Password on the WebCit Login Prompt. \\ Citadel takes a bit of a different approach here than you might know. We don't provide a user/password common to all default installs, to avoid the install getting "Hacked" (remember that MS SQL Server issue some years ago?). Instead, //you choose// during setup which user is //going to become the administrator once his account is created//. By default (using citadel internal accounts; non Host-Auth mode) you just press **Create** after entering the Username and Password on the WebCit Login Prompt. \\
  
-If you're running in Host-Auth-Mode, a Unix System- / PAM- / LDAP- user, (whose credentials are provided by your Host environment and match the User you've specified) will become Administrator on first login.+If you're running in Host-Auth-Mode, the PAM-User with the Username you selected will become Administrator on first login. Your general System password (whether it may be stored inside /etc/shadow or in an LDAP tree) will grant you access to your citadel.
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