3.6.1p1/SNAP-20030910, AIX & /etc/nologin (similar to bug #178)

Darren Tucker dtucker at zip.com.au
Tue Sep 16 11:34:15 EST 2003

David Bronder wrote:
> I'm seeing a problem under AIX (4.3.3, 5.1, 5.2) very similar to bug
> #178.  It occurs with both 3.6.1p1 and openssh-SNAP-20030910.
> If /etc/nologin is present, a session requesting a pty will hang,
> apparently when the sshd parent tries to close the pty slave.

That's not something I test often but last time I did it worked OK for me
(on AIX 5.2).

What maintenance levels do you have on your boxes, and which SSH client
(and protocol version) are you using?

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