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Re: Users unabled to login



Try to add users at the console, not X windows.  Use the commands:

useradd your_user
passwd your_user

T. Srinivasa Rao wrote:

> I tried from the 'user and group configuration' option of console in X
> windows.. In fact, I deleted and added again..
>
> Bye
> T.Srinivasa Rao
>
> On Fri, 26 Feb 1999, Steven Romero wrote:
>
> > 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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