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Re: passwd: User not known to the underlying authentication module



On Mon, 31 Mar 1997, Steve "Stevers!" Coile wrote:

> These are identical to the ones on the working machine.

Are you sure you don't have on non-working machine a
(incomplete) /etc/pam.conf ?

> >Put 'debug' on every module for login and passwd services and the try to
> >reproduce the error, check the logs.
> 
> Done, but it doesn't appear to have any effect.  Do I need to reboot
> or restart anything?  I tried logging in multiple times, and have tried
> "passwd" several times, but no new behavior or log messages.

It seems that you are not loggin 'debug' messages. Modify /etc/syslog.conf
and put a line:
*.*			/var/log/everything

restart syslog (/etc/rc.d/init.d/syslog stop & start) and check again
logs.

> that the working one is using pam-0.57-5 vs pam-0.57-4 on the non-working
> system.  Were the changes from -4 to -5 that significant?

No.

		Cristian Gafton
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Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
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