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Old 05-12-2004, 03:39 PM   #1
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ssh login error - unknown command


[user@host /]$ ssh -l guest foo.bar.com 22
guest@foo.bar.com's password: [correct password]
bash: line 1: 22: command not found
[user@host /]$

Why is this happening? It only disconnects me when i type the right password, when I type a wrong one it gives me "permission denied, password:" again, so I definitely have connection. I can give more info on -v if wanted.

Please, help, I desperately need ssh to work on my machine! [foo.bar.com] is my machine running the server.

Thanks in advance,

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Old 05-12-2004, 03:42 PM   #2
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You probably have some login scripts that have been misconfigured - on foo take a look at "~/.bashrc" "~/.profile" "~/.bash_profile" "/etc/bashrc" and see if you can see what is logging you out.
 
Old 05-12-2004, 04:00 PM   #3
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the below is my logfile for the job:
1)I don't have a clue about /etc/bashrc -- did not touch it, seen a lot of if - fi sentences
2)
# .bashrc

# User specific aliases and functions

# Source global definitions
if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then
. /etc/bashrc
fi
---------------------------------------------
# .bash_profile

# Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
. ~/.bashrc
fi

# User specific environment and startup programs

PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin

export PATH
unset USERNAME
--------------------------------------------------------------
3)~/.profile does not exist
end log

Ok, this is what's there.
ssh session with -v -v:

$ ssh -l guest -v -v backdoor.isasecret.com 22
OpenSSH_3.5p1, SSH protocols 1.5/2.0, OpenSSL 0x0090701f
debug1: Reading configuration data /etc/ssh/ssh_config
debug1: Applying options for *
debug1: Rhosts Authentication disabled, originating port will not be trusted.
debug1: ssh_connect: needpriv 0
debug1: Connecting to backdoor.isasecret.com [193.77.141.62] port 22.
/~~/
debug1: Remote protocol version 1.99, remote software version OpenSSH_3.5p1
debug1: next auth method to try is password
guest@backdoor.isasecret.com's password:
debug2: we sent a password packet, wait for reply
debug1: ssh-userauth2 successful: method password
debug1: channel 0: new [client-session]
debug1: send channel open 0
debug1: Entering interactive session.
debug2: callback start
debug1: Remote: X11 forwarding disabled; not compatible with UseLogin=yes.
debug2: channel 0: rcvd adjust 131072
debug2: channel 0: rcvd ext data 36
bash: line 1: 22: command not found

that's it for the important lines.
 
Old 05-12-2004, 04:37 PM   #4
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I don't know how i did it but it seemed that the motd was missing... that would explain it anyhow. Now it prints the motd and all is well.

Thanks for your help, David!
 
  


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