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Re: PAM / rsh problem

On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 03:08:18PM -0400, Tim Medlock wrote:
> Can someone point me in the right direction?
> I have installed RHLinux 5.1 on two identical machines
> I have added a user account for me on each machine
> I have created a .rhosts file in each home directory that contains the other hostname and my name
>   <machine A>   tim
>   <machine B>   tim
> I have set access to the .rhosts file as owner read/write only

Looks fine.

> I view the /var/log/messages file on <machine B> and it says:
>        Aug 17 14:32:18 <machine B> pam_rhosts_auth[6420]: denied to tim@<machine A> as tim: access not allowed
> I looked through the online PAM documentation, and it says that the .rhosts file should contain the
> hostname and username.  I thought I had done everything correctly, but no one seems to know how
> to fix this.

Hmm... Just a guess: what about domain name resolver on the server side?
As far as I remember pam_rhosts together with rlogin daemon
perform both IP->name and name->IP translations.

Best regards
					Andrey V.

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