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Old 10-14-2005, 05:00 AM   #1
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Syslog messages...


From the first time I installed slackware 10.2 the syslog is full with the following message
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Oct 14 01:09:11 storeserver sshd[1377]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:14 storeserver sshd[1380]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:16 storeserver sshd[1383]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:19 storeserver sshd[1386]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:21 storeserver sshd[1389]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:24 storeserver sshd[1392]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:26 storeserver sshd[1395]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:29 storeserver sshd[1398]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Oct 14 01:09:31 storeserver sshd[1401]: error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER
Almost every two sec!Any ideas?
 
Old 10-14-2005, 04:55 PM   #2
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where did you read those sylog messages /etc/something???? or /var/log/something????


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Old 10-15-2005, 03:11 PM   #3
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Old 10-15-2005, 03:25 PM   #4
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somebody tries to log-in on sshd server with nonexisting user account name
 
Old 10-15-2005, 03:45 PM   #5
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yip, looks like someone's trying to log in.
there should be more info in /var/log/messages.
( look for the date and time you found in the syslog )

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