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Re: Behaviour of no_login



On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 02:06:30AM +0100, Willy Weisz wrote:
> no_login doesn't  show the behaviour I would expect:
> 
> 1. rsh , rlogin and login:
>     Even though the user is not allowed to login, he is requested to
> enter his password again and
>      again, until a new login prompt appears that finally can be aborted
> with <Ctrl-D>

Make pam_nologin "requisite" instead of "required".

> 2. ssh
>      The text of the file /etc/nologin is not displayed on the terminal,
> and the user sees only
>       that he is not permitted to login. Here again the user is asked to
> enter the password
>       3 times before he gets the message "Unable to find an
> authentication method", and
>       ssh returns.

Use openssh, not ssh.

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