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Re: PAM rejecting valid username/passwd ???



Michael D Schleif <mds@helices.org> [2003:10:31:19:19:32-0600] scribed:
> It all started after rebooting to correct a scsi module problem ;<
> 
> My logon and email fetching has been working *without* incident for many
> months.
> 
> Now, my user (mds) can no longer ssh into a remote debian system:
> 
>    # ssh -X deb.platinumaire.net
>    mds@deb.platinumaire.net's password: 
>    Permission denied, please try again.
>    mds@deb.platinumaire.net's password: 
>    Permission denied, please try again.
>    mds@deb.platinumaire.net's password: 
>    Permission denied (publickey,password,keyboard-interactive).
> 
> Fortunately, I have another logon that works.  I have logged on as
> another user, su'd to mds, changed my password several times, tested it
> while logged on -- each time, ssh logon fails:
> 
>    Oct 31 19:11:51 deb sshd[585]: Failed password for mds from 12.248.228.98 port 63393 ssh2
>    Oct 31 19:12:04 deb last message repeated 2 times

OK, my bad, on the fetchmail/PAM thing, I forgot to change my fetchmail
passwd -- so, fetchmail *CAN* remotely access my account on that remote
box.

However, I still *CANNOT* ssh into my account on that box.

Any ideas?

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mds
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