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Re: This is weird: I can ssh into a box, but I can't access it directly

On Feb 27, 2020, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 01:47:10PM -0500, Dan Purgert wrote:
> > Interesting that "root from SSH" would behave differently than "local
> > root".  That's news to me.
> Well, they run different programs, and read different config files.
> A console login uses getty + login, and reads /etc/pam.d/login.  An
> ssh login uses sshd, and reads /etc/pam.d/sshd.

Thanks for the clarity.  I suppose I have to bump up console vs. ssh
logins higher on the list of "everything I need to learn about Linux"

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