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Re: Newbie question: login not working



Thanks for your answer. Here is /etc/securetty:

vc/1
vc/2
vc/3
vc/4
vc/5
vc/6
vc/7
vc/8
vc/9
vc/10
vc/11
tty1
tty2
tty3
tty4
tty5
tty6
tty7
tty8
tty9
tty10
tty11

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan Womack" <arwbackup@worldnet.att.net>
To: <pam-list@redhat.com>
Cc: <david.defoort@wanadoo.fr>
Sent: Monday, December 02, 2002 3:56 PM
Subject: re: Newbie question: login not working


> >>  I just installed RH8.0 and have one problem with it, which is due to
pam,
>  >>  I
>  >>  think.
>  >>  In a terminal window, I can not do a "login <myself>" or "login
root".
>  >>  What's wrong?
>
>  >>  Here some information on what's happening and my current
configuration:
>
>  >>  [dd001@wisconsin dd001]$ login dd001
>  >>  Password:
>
>  >>  Authentication service cannot retrieve authentication info.
>  >>  --------------------------------------------------------------
>  >>  [dd001@wisconsin dd001]$ login root
>  >>  Password:
>
>  >>  Login incorrect
>  >>  [dd001@wisconsin dd001]$ tail /var/log/messages
>  >>  [...]
>  >>  Dec  2 12:41:11 wisconsin PAM-securetty[2105]: Error opening
>  >>  /etc/securetty
>
> Do you have a file called /etc/securetty?
>
> What are the contents?  It should contain a list of terminals that you
consider "secure" enough to let people log in from.
>
>
>
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