Originally Posted by fredcook12
Sep 3 15:06:16 mawhonic login: pam_unix(remote:auth): bad username 
Sep 3 15:06:16 mawhonic login: pam_succeed_if(remote:auth): error retrieving information about user
Sep 3 15:06:16 mawhonic login: FAILED LOGIN 1 FROM mawhonic.aumtechinc.com FOR , User not known to the underlying authentication module
Ok...now how about some actual details? Things like version/distro of Linux, what authentication methods you've got available to you, what you've done/tried, etc. And unless you've got root access, there's nothing you can do but call the systems administrator. If you DO have root access, read the man page on the passwd command, and look at the "unlock" switch.