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Re: NIS su - joe su: Autentication service cannot retrieve authntication info. (Ignored)

On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 12:22:36PM +0200, Christian J?nsson wrote:
> > Check /etc/pam.d/su and /etc/pam.d/login etc
> Will do that then.
> > Perhaps you have only pam_pwdb loaded; I don't think it uses
> > getpwnam() but rather reads /etc/passwd directly, which
> > isn't going to work. You need pam_unix
> hmm, how do I check whether I have pam_unix or not? 
This was interesting and did some reaserch in woody ...

See /usr/share/doc/libpam0g/ and specifically Debian-PAM-MiniPolicy.gz
UPDATE: libpwdb and this libpam-pwdb have been removed from Debian as of
Woody. So even if you decided to use pam_pwdb, it will be broken, so HAHA

Anyway, did you check /var/log/auth.log

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