Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

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L2 Linker

Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

So I performed upgrades to Ubuntu on the original MineMeld OVA VM and can no longer login with the default username and password.  This is NOT the UI password, but rather to log into the OS itself.

 

What can I do to recover this account?  Is there a hidden default root account?

L3 Networker

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

Hi,

usually the update should not cange the username:password. But maybe the locals,keymap other was changed. Did you tred to login directly on the console or did you tried to login via ssh?

You know in the default password for user ubuntu is a "z" - maybe you should try "y" instead?

No other ideas here ...

L4 Transporter

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

I have the same thing!

I can not login via SSH with the ubuntu/rsplizardspock credentials (i tried converting the password to azrty: rspliwqrspock but also this did not work)

I can login to the GUI just fine

L7 Applicator

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

Could you boot in single user mode and check the user ? Is the cloud-init CD-ROM still attached to the instance ?

L2 Linker

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

I'm not sure what the "z" or "y" passwords would be, but the default Minemeld OVA shell password is not being accepted.

L2 Linker

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

Ok I got back in and the password was defiantly "reset" in a sense after an OS update.

 

To find the temporary password for your OVA within VMware vSphere go to MineMeld's 'edit settings', 'vApp Options' tab, expand 'Application properties', scroll down to "Default User's password" and you will see the temporary password.

 

Once logged in I was prompted to change it.

L4 Transporter

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

This "default user passowrd" field is empty with me...

Anybody else got a solution on how to get SSH/console access to the minemeld?

 

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L7 Applicator

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

Hi @mr.linus,

could you check if the MM ISO is still attached ? Have you tried booting in single user mode ?

 

Thanks,

luigi

L2 Linker

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

It doesn't happen to be a blank password for you does it?

L4 Transporter

Re: Updated Ubuntu now cannot login

I have not yet updated the OS. Is there any specific process to follow or will it be standard ubuntu upgrade. Just want to make sure that it does not break Minemeld.

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