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Re: Trouble with Telnet login

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 12:16:10PM +0200, Primeran Pier Giulio wrote:
> **** The first bad surprise is:
> --
> $ passwd
> passwd: unknown user Primeran

That's ok since passwd can only operate on local users.  Your account
is a domain account.

> **** MS-DOS Cmd Shell: I Tried to login with my Win-NT password but I never
> succeeded!
> --
> D:\Document\Daemons\Cygwin\T(e)xt>ftp
> Connected to
> 220-
> 220- Wow! I have found the ftp daemon! Let's see...
> 220-
> 220 ia4d79 FTP server (GNU inetutils 1.3.2) ready.
> User ( Primeran
> 331 Password required for Primeran.
> Password:
> 530 Login incorrect.
> Login failed.
> ftp>
> --
> **** What should the right login/password be?!

Name = The user name in /etc/passwd, Password = NT password.

Are you running the daemons on the command line?  That won't work.
They must run under inetd, started as service.  See

If that's not the problem,  is it possible that you have two users
called Primeran, one local user and one domain user?


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