Re: Permission Denied error, can't login

From: Ben Lindstrom (mouring_at_etoh.eviladmin.org)
Date: 06/16/03

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    Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 23:59:56 -0500 (CDT)
    To: Donald Plummer <donald@cideasphere.com>
    
    

    Go install the pam-devel-* packages and reconfigure --with-pam. Otherwise
    use --with-md5-passwords.

    Otherwise OpenSSH uses the old des style encrypting for password checking.

    - Ben

    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 =/
    >
    > Donald
    >
    > 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 <donald@cideasphere.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
    > >>works!
    > >>
    > >>Any help would be very appreciated.
    > >>
    > >>Thanks,
    > >>Donald
    > >>
    > >
    > >
    > >
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