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hi Guys , I m completely new to this environment.
I m working in linux gnu operating type.
I have root user access to this machine and i have created a user named scott using useradd command then set its password using passwd command.
Now my problem is i m not able to loggin using this new user scott.
after inputting password it says "access denied"
however i can use su - scott using root. this user is also in /etc/passwd file.
I m using ssh to connect to this server.
Is there any other setting i need to configure .Please help i m begginer here.
This is my first question to forum .
and it'll enable you to change scott's passwd. Make sure you know what you've typed, and remember Linux is case sensitive.
You do NOT have to have the same user on 2 different machines.
If you want to login as scott via ssh, when you are eg fred on a different box it's
I using using window machine as client machine.
I m using putty (Client application) to connect with linux gnu based machine.
i have created scott user and also given password to it.but i m not able to loggin using scott user.
There is an inbuilt checkbox for ssh login in putty.
As i mentioned in my query i m new to unix and dont know much about sshd_config file.
But the server i m using is shared one may be someone has did it which i m completely unaware.
By the way could you please explain me the use of this config file and where is it located so that i can post the content of the file here.
Content of my ssh_config files:
# $OpenBSD: ssh_config,v 1.19 2003/08/13 08:46:31 markus Exp $
# This is the ssh client system-wide configuration file. See
# ssh_config(5) for more information. This file provides defaults for
# users, and the values can be changed in per-user configuration files
# or on the command line.
# Configuration data is parsed as follows:
# 1. command line options
# 2. user-specific file
# 3. system-wide file
# Any configuration value is only changed the first time it is set.
# Thus, host-specific definitions should be at the beginning of the
# configuration file, and defaults at the end.
# Site-wide defaults for various options
# Host *
# ForwardAgent no
# RhostsRSAAuthentication no
# RSAAuthentication yes
# PasswordAuthentication yes
# HostbasedAuthentication no
# BatchMode no
# CheckHostIP yes
# AddressFamily any
# ConnectTimeout 0
# StrictHostKeyChecking ask
# IdentityFile ~/.ssh/identity
# IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_rsa
# IdentityFile ~/.ssh/id_dsa
# Port 22
# Protocol 2,1
# Cipher 3des
# Ciphers aes128-cbc,3des-cbc,blowfish-cbc,cast128-cbc,arcfour,aes192-cbc,aes256-cbc
# EscapeChar ~
# If this option is set to yes then the remote X11 clients will have full access
# to the local X11 display. As virtually no X11 client supports the untrusted
# mode correctly we set this to yes.