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Re: pam-pwdb + NIS + ssh



* Ben Collins <bcollins@debian.org> [04/23/99 16:49] wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 1999 at 04:42:45PM -0700, Max wrote:
> > I noticed that the latest version of ssh in potato introduced PAM
> > support and totally screwed up ssh for me.  It created an
> > /etc/pam.d/ssh file with the following contents:
> >
> > #%PAM-1.0
> > auth       required     pam_pwdb.so shadow
> > auth       required     pam_nologin.so
> > account    required     pam_pwdb.so
> > password   required     pam_cracklib.so
> > password   required     pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok use_authtok
> > session    required     pam_pwdb.so
> >
> > I can no longer ssh into the machine.  When I comment out the first
> > three lines (the 2 auth and account entries), ssh works once again.
> > When it doesn't work, the following gets written into
> > /var/log/auth.log:
> >
> > Apr 23 15:30:15 chinook PAM_pwdb[27754]: check pass; user unknown
> > Apr 23 15:30:18 chinook PAM_pwdb[27754]: check pass; user unknown
> >
> > I'm using NIS, so I'm not sure if pam_pwdb supports it.  If so, does
> > anyone know how to configure it?
> 
> edit /etc/pwdb.conf I believe

OK, I just had to add nis to the entries in pwdb.conf.

Thanks!

Max

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