Problems with conversation functions PAM + OpenSSH

Damien Miller djm at
Sat Jun 21 00:47:21 EST 2003

Jakub Jurkiewicz wrote:
> Hello
>  sorry, for bothering you with this problem, but I ca't find solutions. 
> I write small PAM module, and I've got the problem with conversation 
> function with OpenSSH 3.5p1.
> When the message style is PAM_PROMPT_ECHO_ON, or PAM_PROMPT_ECHO_OFF 
> everything is allright. But when I use PAM_TEXT_INFO, or PAM_ERROR_MSG,
> ssh prints nothing on the client side. Does anyone know the reason of 
> this, and how can I print messages to the user.

Please try CVS -current. The PAM support has changed substantially.

Otherwise, make sure you are using the PAM kbdint authentication method.


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