SSH failure, putty client log has 2005-10-10 17:19:27 Keyboard-interactive authentication refused
From: Alvin Wong (alvin.wong_at_cassis-intl.com)
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 09:50:14 +0800 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm having problems accessing ssh for the following version , installed
on Solaris 8
OpenSSH_4.2p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8 05 Jul 2005
When i ssh in from my LAN
it does not give me any problems. However when i set up a NAT from an
to this ip and i perform ssh to this external ip, i get the following
error in putty client log
2005-10-10 17:19:27 Keyboard-interactive authentication
also, i get "access denied" from the console and any passwords for any
user account fails.
In addition, 1 thing funny is that i noticed there is this message when
i login via external ip:
This is a private computer system
system, including all
related equipment, networks, and network devices (specifically including
Internet access) are provided only for authorized use. This computer system
may be monitored for all lawful purposes, including to ensure that its use
is authorized, for management of the system, to facilitate protection
unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability, and
operational security. Monitoring includes active attacks by authorized
to test or verify the security of this system. During monitoring,
may be examined, recorded, copied and used for authorized purposes. All
information, including personal information, placed or sent over this system
may be monitored.
Use of this computer system, authorized or unauthorized, constitutes consent
to monitoring of this system. Unauthorized use may subject you to criminal
prosecution. Evidence of unauthorized use collected during monitoring may be
used for administrative, criminal, or other adverse action. Use of this
constitutes consent to monitoring for these purposes.
Here's my sshd config below, is there anything that i've done wrong here?
# Don't read ~/.rhosts and ~/.shosts files
# Uncomment if you don't trust ~/.ssh/known_hosts for
#obsoletes QuietMode and FascistLogging
# For this to work you will also need host keys in
# To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change to no here!
# Comment to enable s/key passwords or PAM interactive authentication
# NB. Neither of these are compiled in by default. Please read the
# notes in the sshd(8) manpage before enabling this on a PAM system.
# To change Kerberos options
# Kerberos TGT Passing does only work with the AFS kaserver
Subsystem sftp /usr/local/libexec/sftp-server
I also added tcp wrappers though, i'm not sure if that's the reason why
the whole thing is failing though cos i can still ssh in without any
As in, i get the prompt except authentication fails when i type in the
Any ssh experts out there who can shed light on this problem? Or is
there some setting i need to set in my firewall to allow other ports
than port 22 to come in?
Thanks in Advance,