How do I configure firefox to log in to cockpit web ui?

Stef Walter stefw at
Mon Oct 19 10:03:47 UTC 2015

On 05.10.2015 13:34, Fujisan wrote:
> Hello,
> I installed cockpit on my server and I could log in as root. But then I
> installed freeipa-server on my server and configured firefox to log in
> the ipa web ui using kerberos.
> Now when I want to login to the web ui of cockpit on port 9090, I get
> this :
> No field to enter username and password. It's probably due to the
> kerberos config for ipa.

Yes, that's likely, although the authentication should proceed. If the
auth fails then the user and password fields should be shown.

> Any idea how I can configure cockpit/firefox to connect again to the
> cockpit web ui?

Could you check the javascript console (press F12) for messages? That
may provide clues.



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