[clug] User authentication problem
michael at james.st
Fri Feb 15 03:31:06 GMT 2008
On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 01:22:30 pm Michael O'Keeffe wrote:
> We are running SuSE Enterprice 9.x on one of our servers.
> An important user account had its password expire on us
> (as they do) and after reseting the password we can:
> 1. ssh to the box as another user and then su to the affected account.
> 2. cannot ssh to the box as the affected account
> (password authentication failure).
HMMM does running a tail on /var/log/messages
shed any light on the problem?
root> tail -f /var/log/messages
If the SSH client is on a windows box,
try with the local ssh client
gooduser at SLES9> ssh -l baduser localhost
I find things work more reliably for wierd clients
if you DIS-able ssh1 in /etc/ssh/sshd_config
There is no perl one line hack
that a page of java won't do more correctly.
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