RE: who does not report any output with OpenSSH v4.5p1

Maybe there is something wrong with UTMP file?

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On Behalf Of Sharad
Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 12:41 AM
To: secureshell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: who does not report any output with OpenSSH v4.5p1

Hello Everyone,

I have this peculiar problem where in who does not
list the right output or even no output. This is
however not the case when I login over telnet or even
HPUX Secure Shell (built on OpenSSH version 4.3p2)
(OpenSSH_4.3p2-hpn, OpenSSL 0.9.7i 14 Oct 2005
HP-UX Secure Shell-A.04.30.007, HP-UX Secure Shell

Here is the sample when using OpenSSH 4.5p1:
After login with my user id and switching to root, I
issue following commands:

# who -m
# who am i
# whoami
# who
bi5822 pts/3 Dec 18 06:16

Now I logout and issue same commands:

# exit

$ who -m
$ who am i
$ whoami

Notice that I am not identified as my user id; az8793
and user bi5822 is not even logged on. I have moved
/var/adm/wtmp and wtmps and touched them already.

I am running OpenSSH v4.5p1 and OpenSSL 0.9.8d on HPUX
11iv2 IA64:

$ ssh -V
OpenSSH_4.5p1, OpenSSL 0.9.7l 28 Sep 2006
$ openssl version
OpenSSL 0.9.8d 28 Sep 2006

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

Sharad Saraswat

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