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The Linux passwords for the student accounts are managed by an LDAP server.
 
The Linux passwords for the student accounts are managed by an LDAP server.
  
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To be able to login to the web server using Microsoft [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_message_block SMB] networking do the following;
 
To be able to login to the web server using Microsoft [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Server_message_block SMB] networking do the following;
  
# Click on: https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za/phpldapadmin
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# Click on: https://amber.ee.sun.ac.za
 
# Click on '''Login...''' underneath '''E&E Users''' in the left pane.
 
# Click on '''Login...''' underneath '''E&E Users''' in the left pane.
 
# Enter your '''User name''' and '''Password''' in the right pane.
 
# Enter your '''User name''' and '''Password''' in the right pane.
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To get the '''sambaSID''' of the server you want to use then type the following in a Linux console;
 
To get the '''sambaSID''' of the server you want to use then type the following in a Linux console;
 
  net getlocalsid
 
  net getlocalsid
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Log in to the server with SSH by using the username you specified during application. A temporary password was emailed to you.
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On linux:
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''you@your_computer:~$'' '''ssh username@web.ee.sun.ac.za'''
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''Password: ''
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''Last login: Thu Feb 23 11:36:10 2012 from you.sus.sun.ac.za''
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''username@web:~$''
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On windows you will need to use Putty.
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When you are logged in, type:
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''username@web:~$'' '''passwd'''
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''Changing password for username.''
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''(current) UNIX password: ''
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You will be asked for your current password, followed by the new password. Your password is now changed.
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To log out from the SSH session, type:
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''username@web:~$'' '''exit'''
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You can now try to log in again using your new password.
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If you have forgotten your password, email [mailto:webee@jpmeijers.com the server admin], explaining you problem and giving your name, student number and username of your account.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:58, 23 February 2012

Log in to the server with SSH by using the username you specified during application. A temporary password was emailed to you.

On linux:

you@your_computer:~$ ssh username@web.ee.sun.ac.za
Password: 
Last login: Thu Feb 23 11:36:10 2012 from you.sus.sun.ac.za
username@web:~$ 

On windows you will need to use Putty.

When you are logged in, type:

username@web:~$ passwd
Changing password for username.
(current) UNIX password: 

You will be asked for your current password, followed by the new password. Your password is now changed. To log out from the SSH session, type:

username@web:~$ exit

You can now try to log in again using your new password.


If you have forgotten your password, email the server admin, explaining you problem and giving your name, student number and username of your account.

Back To
>>Student_Web_Sites<<