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Re: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password
- From: shimsha rao <shimsha_r at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 19:46:54 +0100 (BST)
- Subject: Re: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password
How to fix this problem? I changed my password. I
rebooted my system several times. But it didn't work.
Please help me in fixing this problem.
--- Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com>
wrote: > On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 08:47:14PM +0100,
> rao wrote:
> > I am using windows 2000 professional. It has one
> > global account and 2
> > local accounts. Recently, I changed my global
> > account's password.
> > Since then, I am facing problem in running the
> > following commands in
> > cygwin:
> > $ mkgroup -d
> > NetGroupEnum() failed with 1326
> > $ mkpasswd -d
> > mkpasswd:  Logon failure: unknown user name
> > bad password.
> > It used to work properly before changing the
> > What is causing
> > this problem? I can access network computes.
> I doubt it's related to Cygwin. mkpasswd and
> mkgroup are not using
> your username or password, but they depend on the
> credentials stored
> in your account's access token. It looks to me as
> if either your
> local machine or the daomin controler somehow got
> your credentials
> messed up. Did you try to reboot or to log off and
> log on again?
> Also, are you sure you only changed your password
> and nothing else
> has changed? It's possible that some permissions
> have been dropped
> from your account by the domain admin due to changes
> in the domain.
> Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails
> regarding Cygwin to
> Cygwin Developer
> Red Hat, Inc.
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