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Re: pam_unix2 cannot get options

That was it.

Thanks a lot Thorsten

On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk suse de> wrote:
On Tue, May 27, Bernard Fay wrote:

> Hi,
> I usually never have to fool in PAM as the default config files are ok.
> This time I have a little problem that need to be diagnose.
> I have systems running SuSE SLES 9.  In the logs I have the following
> message:
> pam_unix2: cannot get options

This means pam_unix2.so is unable to open/read /etc/security/pam_unix2.conf.

> How can I find which options pam_unix2 is missing?
> Being a stranger to PAM, can you tell me what are good tools to diagnose
> problems with PAM, if any?

For such error messages: the best is to look at the source.


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