Fresh install, locked out of computer after reboot
insomnii last edited by
Setting up a fresh fog server using Ubuntu 17. Twice i ran into the issue of the system locking me out of both root and the user account.
anyone else run into this issue?
Typical newbie mistake. I’ve done my best to spread this knowledge all over the wiki:
set a username, recommended name is YOUR first name, or “admin”. Do not use “fog”!
Please do not use the local “fog” user account on the server to do back-end work. Create another account and use that.
It’s other places too. I don’t know what it’s about but I think the force compels the human soul to set the local account name as
I can’t speak about the root user, but if you happened to create a system user called
fogfor normal system maintenance, the fog installer creates or captures that user account for its internal service account. Understand this is the linux user
fogand not the webgui default administrator of the same name fog