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TVHeadend not letting me in - gsi095 - 2012-03-08 07:05
I install XBMCbuntu, updated to the PVR build from packages.pulse-eight.net and went to configure TVHeadend and I get a log in screen.
I have tried xbmc/xbmc, the user login details, but keep getting "The server localhost:9981 requires a username & password. The server says: TVHeadend"
I did the reconfigure utility via terminal and changed the user and password but keep getting this same reply.
Am I doing something wrong??
- LastCoder - 2012-03-08 18:09
Sorry, have no idea .. try to ask in the tvheadend forum (https://www.lonelycoder.com/redmine/projects/tvheadend/boards)
- j1nx - 2012-03-08 18:52
1st figure out under which user the tvheadend is running;
Quote:#ps ax | grep tvheadendYou will get out such as;
Quote:2140 ? Ssl 3:55 /usr/bin/tvheadend -f -u hts -g videoThere you will see, it runs as user "hts" (-u hts)
Go into the hts config folder for that user;
Quote:cd /home/hts/.hts/tvheadend/Here are all setting stored. But also the config of the super user. You need to be root, so under ubuntu for instance;
Quote:sudo cat superuserYou will get an output like;
Use those to get into the webadmin and do your things.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - opdenkamp - 2012-03-17 12:59
or just run:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure tvheadend
you'll be asked to enter a new password.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - babca - 2012-05-07 15:03
I had a similar issue, and found this:
Quote:create a file calles "1" with following content in the ~/.hts/tvheadend/accesscontrol/ directory
For some reason the ~/.hts/tvheadend/accesscontrol/ directory had gone, so I had to create it again incl. the '1' file and it's OK now.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - nobleach - 2012-09-14 21:13
(2012-03-17 12:59)dushmaniac Wrote: or just run:
It doesn't matter how many times I try this, it doesn't let me in. I can see the username and password in the file, so I know I'm typing it correctly.
Does it not allow my to connect from a remote host? I can't connect from localhost, it doesn't have a web browser.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - Prof Yaffle - 2012-09-15 00:13
Have you played with the IP address config at all? Could it be that you're connecting from a PC that doesn't have admin rights because of its IP address?
I can't remember off the top of my head, but I wonder if tvheadend defaults to localhost unless you change it... so are you connecting from the machine hosting tvheadend, or a different one?
Have a look at ~/.hts/tvheadend/accesscontrol and see what's in there...
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - nobleach - 2012-09-15 00:20
Yep, originally had it set to 0.0.0.0/0. I changed it to 192.168.1.0/24 just to see if it would change the outcome. I also SSHed in and used lynx to localhost:9981. It fails just the same.
Unless there's somewhere else to change it.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - thatsenough - 2012-09-16 12:41
Try start tvheadend with -C. This will create a user account with no username/password if no user exists already. Then you can get access and create a new user.
That did it for me.
RE: TVHeadend not letting me in - lachs - 2013-01-07 02:52
(2012-09-15 00:20)nobleach Wrote: Yep, originally had it set to 0.0.0.0/0. I changed it to 192.168.1.0/24 just to see if it would change the outcome. I also SSHed in and used lynx to localhost:9981. It fails just the same.
I had the same problem but when i ran:
root@LachsMC:/home/lachs/.hts/tvheadend/accesscontrol# cat 1
"comment": "Default access entry",
showing me that despite setting up my own password with the initial tvheadend config it is using xbmc/xbmc as the user/pass still...
Hope this helps...