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Old 12-30-2002, 05:58 AM   #1
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strange sshd syslog message


Dec 30 11:56:08 plasma sshd[769]: PAM pam_putenv: delete non-existent entry; MAIL

Anyone seen this before, and can tell me why it appears in my syslog??


Old 12-30-2002, 08:49 AM   #2
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Im not sure, but it looks like PAM authentication to me. It's checking the user logged via ssh and finding out its not a local user it's deleting it's mail folder, or something along those lines. I think its perfectly safe, but check with someone else on this since i never worked with PAM.
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