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re: RESOLVED unable to su - due to authentication issue



I missed the distinction between ttyp1 and tty1 in my /etc/securetty  which is different from my host distro redhat, now that I have built and run LFS.

Alan

 >>  I'm building my pam.d entries from scratch, and have run into a problem
 >>  with su - not authenticating.

 >>  here is the log:

 >>  Aug 16 18:03:34 webby PAM-warn[25069]: function=[pam_sm_authenticate]
 >>  service=[su] terminal=[ttyp1] user=[root] ruser=[Alan] rhost=[<unknown>]
 >>  Aug 16 18:03:35 webby su[25069]: pam_authenticate: Authentication failure
 >>  Aug 16 18:03:35 webby su[25069]: - ttyp1 Alan-root

 >>  the rhost= entry I am having trouble resolving.  There appears to be no
 >>  need for a rhosts.conf file or similar.

 >>  Alan




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