FC6(working 'su -') vs Centos5(failing 'su -')
andrey.offline at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 20:17:15 UTC 2007
Look in /etc/ssh/sshd_config for the line
Justin W wrote:
> 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
>> 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 other)?
> Justin W
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