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This article was posted to the Usenet group alt.hackers in 1995; any technical information is probably outdated.

Strange posting problem.

Article: 7661 of alt.hackers
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Strange posting problem.
Date: 07 Apr 1995 21:38:15 GMT
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Well, I understand I finally did get on here.  Still haven't figured
out any other way, and my current way leaves me a problem.  I never
see my posts.  Any hints?  Anybody got a guess for why I can post but
never see my own posts?

Well, not much of one now (I'm still not much of a hacker, Unforch),
but how about this.  While at a customer site, I hosed the system
login script on their Novell (novel??  :-) network.  Seems anyone
could login who didn't have supervisor rights, but without supervisor
rights, I couldn't fix the login script problem (I knew what I did
wrong, but I couldn't fix it).  Well, I finally figured out how to get
in, get the login script to execute, but skip the one thing causing
all the trouble.  Actually went in as supervisor.  May have been a way
to get in as a user, get switched over, and fix it.  But I don't know


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