Mac OS X Server 10.6.3: CANT LOGIN!

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Server, Xserve, and Networking' started by mbsaeger, Apr 30, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Jun 18, 2009
    I just rebooted my OSX 10.6.3 sever only to find out that I cannot login... I have not made any changes lately either... Any tips?
  2. macrumors 68040


    Aug 28, 2009
    Can't log into the server with a local account? network account? Can't login to a client machine bound to the server?

    More details needed.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jun 18, 2009
    I cannot login into the local admin account and moreso any account on the server
  4. macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
    Reboot from DVD. Run Disk Utility and verify the HD.

    If the HD verifies OK, then read "Resetting the original administrator account password" in this article:

    If the HD doesn't verify OK, then it probably has some damage that killed the account login info. You could try repairing the disk, but that may not recover the damaged data.

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