Re: ppp refusing connections due to pam
On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 10:42:54PM +0800, Lindsay Allen wrote:
> I used apt yesterday to upgrade some packages including some libpam
> packages and now an incoming ppp connection fails with entries like this
> in the log:
> Oct 1 21:17:08 elm PAM_unix: check pass; user unknown
> Oct 1 21:17:08 elm PAM_unix: authentication failure; LOGIN(uid=0)
> -> CONNECT 57600 for login service
> Oct 1 21:17:10 elm login: FAILED LOGIN 1 FROM FOR CONNECT 57600,
> Authentication service cannot retrieve authentication info.
> Connections worked yesterday morning. I use mgetty with this line:
> /AutoPPP/ - au_ppp /usr/sbin/pppd debug
Where are your ppp users coming from (NIS, /etc/passwd)? It seems that it
cannot find the user that is logging in.