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Old 02-11-2003, 01:36 PM   #1
crippler909
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openssh/PAM auth problem


upon trying to install openssh at this section

mkdir /var/empty &&
chown root:sys /var/empty &&
groupadd sshd &&
useradd -g sshd sshd

all is fine until i do :
useradd - sshd shhd

i get this error
useradd: PAM authentication failed

any help would be appriciated, let me know if any more info is need

thanks very much.
 
Old 06-08-2003, 11:51 AM   #2
trickykid
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I don't understand when your trying to create the user with:

useradd - sshd shhd

Let us know if you found a work around on this problem or if its still an issue.
 
  


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