PAM authentication

Damien Miller djm at
Tue Dec 7 09:50:04 EST 1999

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On Mon, 6 Dec 1999, Jeff Sapp wrote:

> Hey all, I'm having some trouble it seems with PAM. I'm running Redhat
> 6.0 with a 2.2.13
> kernel. I installed OpenSSL 0.9.4 and OpenSSH 1.2pre15. It compiled and
> (Open)ssh
> seems to work just fine when I connect to other computers running sshd.

Any reason why you are not using the RPM package of OpenSSH? If you
need to rebuild from source, there is also a source RPM. Both of
these customise OpenSSH to Redhat's enviornment.

> Yet
> when I start (Open)sshd on my local computer and try and connect, it
> won't let me login.
> When I run sshd -d it says that PAM rejected my account. Here is what it
> says.
> I did copy the generic ssh pam file into /etc/pam.d/sshd

You should probably use the PAM config in in packages/redhat/ as it
is specific to Redhat (tested too).

Damien Miller

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