Deleting root credentials

Senthil Kumar senthilkumar_sen at
Wed Jun 14 15:34:01 EST 2006

Hello All,

I'm using OpenSSH 4.3 compiled with PAM support. Im using a proprietary PAM 
module for my Authentication. When the root user logs out, it throws a 
message "pam_setcred : Pemission denied" in syslog. The PAM engineer told me 
that the module can't delete root users credentials. Instead he is asking me 
to skip the call pam_setcred() in sshpam_cleanup() in auth-pam.c for root 
user. Is this is the right way? Is there any impact with this?

Senthil Kumar. 

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