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Re: ppp refusing connections due to pam

On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 10:42:54PM +0800, Lindsay Allen wrote:
> Hi,
> 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[25488]: check pass; user unknown
> Oct  1 21:17:08 elm PAM_unix[25488]: authentication failure; LOGIN(uid=0)
> -> CONNECT 57600 for login service
> Oct  1 21:17:10 elm login[25488]: 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.


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