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From: Marcio Kabke
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 8:02 AM
Subject: [Fedora-directory-users] Problem starting Management Console
I´ve made a fresh install
of FDS 1.0.1 in the machine that I was previsouly testing FDS 7.1. The
setup was ok, the slapd and admin server started.
But when I try to use the Management Console in my Windows machine (which was working ok), appears an error window:
"Cannot logon because an incorrect UserID, incorrect password or Directory problem
Response: HTTP/1.1 401 Autorization required
URL: http://10.15.20.128:4616 /admin-serv/autenthicate"
The admin port (4616), login and password are the ones chosen in setup.
I´ve gone through the /opt/fedora-ds/admin-serv/log directory and found that in the "error" file:
[Thu Dec 29 10:52:52 2005] [notice] [client 10.15.20.9] admserv_host_ip_check: ap_get_remote_host could not resolve 10.15.20.9
[Thu Dec 29 10:52:52 2005] [notice] [client 10.15.20.9] admserv_host_ip_check: host [ediser12.celepar.parana.gov.br] did not match pattern [*.pr.gov.br] -will scan aliases
[Thu Dec 29 10:52:52 2005] [notice] [client 10.15.20.9] admserv_host_ip_check: Unauthorized host ip=10.15.20.9, connection rejected
Looks like that the admin server is trying to make a reverse DNS check to allow the access. I´ve digged through the .conf files in the /opt/fedora-ds/admin-serv/config to find where to disable it, but no success.
Is this the problem, or there is something else? And how do I solve it?
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