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Old 04-15-2005, 03:50 PM   #1
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ssh...log files that store the login attempts


I'm using RH version of Linux. Which is the file where all the login attempts (successful and rejected) are stored to access the server via an ssh client. I am running openssh server.
I am trying to debug an ssh client (mindterm). The problem is that I cannot connect to the ssh server via mindterm but i can connect through other clients such as cygwin. I am trying to see if mindterm actually is making the connection to the server.

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Log are usually stored in /var/log/
 
Old 04-16-2005, 01:36 AM   #3
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Old 03-28-2010, 03:01 PM   #4
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More precisely,

/var/log/auth
 
Old 03-29-2010, 10:40 AM   #5
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More precisely,

/var/log/auth
There is no such file on my CentOS 5 server.

My advice would be to grep about in /var/log to see what you can find, e.g.:
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grep -lri sshd /var/log
or
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grep -lri someusername /var/log
This should give you an idea of where to look. On my CentOS system the files of interest would be /var/log/secure* and /var/log/audit/audit.log*
 
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