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Re: Users unabled to login



I might be able to answer your question, but it depends.  This might not be a
PAM problem.  How are you setting up the users on your Linux box?

Regards,
Steve

T. Srinivasa Rao wrote:

>  Hello.. In my linux (kernel 2.0.36) machine. general users
>  are not able to login. The syslog entries are looking like this..
>  --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  Feb 26 16:18:49 sagar PAM_pwdb[658]: FAILED LOGIN 1 FROM sagar FOR trao,
>  Authentication failure
>  Feb 26 16:18:50 sagar pam[658]: pam_get_user: no username obtained
>  Feb 26 16:18:50 sagar PAM-securetty[658]: can not determine username for
>  this service!
>  Feb 26 16:18:50 sagar PAM-securetty[658]: FAILED LOGIN SESSION FROM sagar
>  FOR (null), Error in service module
>  Feb 26 16:18:50 sagar PAM_pwdb[658]: 1 authentication failure; (uid=0) ->
>  trao for login service
>  -------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>  In fact, when I installed  redhat linux 5.0 (kernel 2.0.33), there was no
>  problem. But after XFreed86 package (I am not sure how it is related to
>  PAM), this problem arised? I tried later with upgrading PAM also.. Still
>  the problem persists.. Can somebody give a clue hwo to about sorting this?
>  The entries in /etc/pam.d/login look like these...
>
>  ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  auth       required    /lib/security/pam_securetty.so debug
>  auth       required    /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok debug
>  auth       required    /lib/security/pam_nologin.so debug
>  account    required    /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so debug
>  password   required    /lib/security/pam_cracklib.so debug
>  password   required    /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok use_authtok
>  debug
>  session    required    /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so debug
>  ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>  Please send replies to trao@cstp.umkc.edu
>
>  Thanks in advance..
>  Bye
>  T.Srinivasa Rao
>
>
>
>
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