Cannot login to webui



  • Hello

    FOG version 32
    I went through all the topics that were telling how to change my password form mysql etc. Tried to change the password from mysql database with:
    mysql -u root fog
    mysql> UPDATE users SET uPass = MD5(‘password’) WHERE uName = ‘fog’;

    after that I went through “/var/www/fog/commons/config.php” and “/opt/fog/service/etc/config.php” and changed all the instances of fog passwords to the one I changed into the mysql.
    After that I did “sudo passwd fog” and changed the system user password to the one I chose.

    And now… I cannot connect to the webui… but I can login to the local computer with the fog user.

    I tried changing all the passwords back to the default one, but now even that wont work.

    I also tried to change the password without the MD5 part but still no use…

    Edit:
    Should the uType and uCreatedDate contain some data? as it is, UcreatedDate is just zeros and dashes, and uType is empty.



  • % is a wildcard(like * in bash, or Windows explorer) in MySQL when using some operators such as LIKE, it can be escaped and used as a literal % sign by placing a backslash sign in front of it. [CODE]%[/CODE]

    I don’t believe this to directly to be the reason, i assume that fog strips out/substitutes the % sign because it may be used in some sort of web based attack on the fog server. Just guessing though.



  • Okay I found the problem. The password cannot contain% for some reason… And when I added the password directly through mysql, it borked the whole system. Setting the password back to default with MD5 works wonders.


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