Accessing/Logging into the pkgdb

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at
Fri Nov 21 10:33:57 UTC 2014

On 11/21/2014 10:30 AM, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 08:52:23AM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> Hi,
>> for unknown reasons, I can't login to the pkgdb anymore.
> I just tried with success
>> What am I supposed to do ?
> Could you maybe described a little more the issue?

I am going to and then press on 
the "login" button on the top-right and end up on

> Are you redirected to FedOAuth?
I guess that's it.

> Do you see the login screen (username/password)?

> Is it the redirection back to pkgdb the problem?
Sorry, I don't understand.

> Is the problem only with pkgdb?
I don't know.

All I can say is works.

> Have you tried the election app, fedocal, the
> wiki or FAS itself?
Not recently. To me, symptoms look as if I've somehow lost/forgotten my 
account name or password. I am usually storing them in Mozilla's 
password manager, because I have so many accounts/passwords I am having 
difficulties to remember them. I would not want to exclude not to 
correctly recall them or having lost it (I recently upgraded the machine 
I am currently using to F21).

>> There is no "request reset password" button nor
>> other helpful information available on the login screen.
> Ftr the login screen you mention isn't part of pkgdb but part of FedOAuth which
> is our OpenID provider that almost all our applications currently use.

> To change your password you would have to go to FAS itself.
What does this mean?


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