FC6(working 'su -') vs Centos5(failing 'su -')
jlist at jdjlab.com
Sat Jun 2 18:39:25 UTC 2007
Tony Nelson wrote:
> At 11:13 AM -0500 6/2/07, Justin W wrote:
>> May 31 15:04:24 zeus su: pam_unix(su-l:auth): authentication
>> failure; logname=justin uid=1000 euid=0 tty=pts/0 ruser=justin
>> rhost= user=root
>> type=USER_AUTH msg=audit(1180641866.633:212): user pid=2570 uid=1000
>> auid=1000 subj=user_u:system_r:unconfined_t:s0 msg='PAM:
>> authentication acct=root : exe="/bin/su" (hostname=?, addr=?,
>> terminal=pts/0 res=failed)'
> Try booting that VM appending "enforcing=0" to the kernel command line. If
> that helps, then it really is an SELinux issue.
> FWIW, I'm "su -"ing to root on CentOS 5 with SELinux disabled. I may get
> around to enabling it someday, but not right now.
I tried both 'setenforce 0' and appending 'enforcing=0' to the kernel
arguments. Neither allowed me access.
Would having the user accounts being held in an LDAP directory have any
effect (though I don't see how it'd effect one access method and not the
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