April 20, 2012

Locked Out!

Hello all. I have CentOS I believe, although when booting it says something about RedHat. In any event, we had two logins we used to use to SSH into the box. root and admin, neither of them work anymore. Nobody changed the passwords, yet when attempting to log in via SSH, the system states, "Access Denied".

I have also tried to get on the machine directly at the console. I rebooted the machine, let the OS load and it eventually comes to a desktop that is blue, and an error message that states the following:

There was an error loading the theme Default

Failed to open file '//usr/share/gdm/themes/default/rehat_logo.png' No such file or directory'

That error was around prior to the SSH issue.

Long story short, I cannot get on the machine at all. Any thoughts would be great.

Thanks