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Date:  Tue, 14 Dec 2004 12:30:02 -0500
From:  "Bill Gibbs" <bgibbs (at mark)>
Subject:  [coba-e:01682] Re: Authentication failures
To:  <coba-e (at mark)>
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Hmm I assume dv4-utils is actually db4-utils, which I have installed.

Should I download the CVS source tree and install the dbrecover init
script?  It wasn't on the Fedora Core 1 ISO install CD.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Gibbs 
Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 2004 12:24 PM
To: 'coba-e (at mark)'
Subject: Authentication failures

For some random odd reason, which I have yet to find, PWDB stopped
working.  I rebooted the server, still had the problem, all services
using PAM (and hence the PWDB files) failed authentication.  I deleted
the last site added, with about 10 users (all with dots in their
usernames like first.lastname) and it started working immediately.

I then restored this site using CMU and authentication continued to

Very bizarre.  I wrote a btree perl script to dump the .db files in
/var/db and all the files dumped out ok, no errors so it doesn't appear
to have been corruption.

I noticed some threads about dbrecover and dv4-utils - are they
available from the website?

I don't have dbrevover and running db_recover just gives an error about
unable to start in the environment.