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Re: Putty 0.45 vs. SSH Login

On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 09:33:36AM +0300, Rauno Linnamäe wrote:
> Hi folks,
> When PermitRootLogin is set to no in /etc/ssh/sshd_config (as it
> should be), tryimg to log in as root using PuTTY 0.45: 1. after typing
> the correct password, the "Access denied" message line is returned
> immediately 

it's in my humble opinion normal, because the acces denied is done by
sshd and not by PAM

> 2. after typing any other char string, there is a short (1-3 sec)
> delay before the "Access denied" message line is returned.

it's PAM who make this delay.

try to change
"auth required pam_unix.so" => "auth required pam_unix.so nodelay"
in /etc/pam.d/ssh to remove the 2/3s delay

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