Re: Permission Denied error, can't login
From: Ben Lindstrom (mouring_at_etoh.eviladmin.org)
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 23:59:56 -0500 (CDT) To: Donald Plummer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Go install the pam-devel-* packages and reconfigure --with-pam. Otherwise
Otherwise OpenSSH uses the old des style encrypting for password checking.
On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Donald Plummer wrote:
> I tried to ./configure --with-pam but it errors with "configure: error:
> PAM headers not found". And I tried to add a /etc/pam.d/sshd but that
> didn't change anything.
> Good suggestion though, the install does suggest that if I did have pam
> compiled in but not working right, it wouldn't let me login, but nothing
> there =/
> Krzysiek wrote:
> > check pam.conf file - comment ssh lines and should
> > work...I did't test it but I guess this is a cause of
> > your problems...
> > --- Donald Plummer <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>I'm running Mandrake 9.0 with the "secure" install.
> >>I'm setting up the
> >>computer as a server, but I can't get sshd to work
> >>correctly. I've
> >>installed the latest copy (3.6p1 of OpenSSH) and am
> >>using the default
> >>configuration. However, when I try to login, using
> >>"ssh localhost -l
> >>donald" (donald is my user account, which I am
> >>logged into when I type
> >>that) it prompts me for my password, but when I
> >>enter the correct
> >>password for my account, it says "Permission denied,
> >>please try again."
> >>and prompts again for my password.
> >>Whats wrong? I've tried logging in as different
> >>users, as root (and I
> >>set the config to allow root to connect) and nothing
> >>Any help would be very appreciated.
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