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Old 03-07-2006, 10:58 AM   #1
Registered: Jan 2005
Distribution: fedora, redhat, gentoo, suse
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Preauthentication fails with on debian

I can get this to work on a Fedora Core 3 box in less than a minute. I've been trying to do the same thing on debian for a week with no luck.

I want to use a kerberos password to login to linux. The KDC is Windows Server 2K3. the linux boxes are all using LDAP throuh active directory.

When i try to log in on a debian machine I get this error:

Mar 7 11:39:18 machine sshd[14948]: Illegal user test from ::ffff:
Mar 7 11:39:20 machine sshd[14948]: (pam_unix) check pass; user unknown
Mar 7 11:39:20 machine sshd[14948]: (pam_unix) authentication failure; logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=ssh ruser= rhost=localhost.localdomain
Mar 7 11:39:20 machine sshd[14948]: pam_krb5: pam_sm_authenticate(ssh test): entry:
Mar 7 11:39:20 machine sshd[14948]: pam_krb5: pam_sm_authenticate(ssh test): krb5_get_init_creds_password(): Preauthentication failed
Mar 7 11:39:20 machine sshd[14948]: pam_krb5: pam_sm_authenticate(ssh test): exit: failure
Mar 7 11:39:22 machine sshd[14948]: error: PAM: Permission denied for illegal user test from localhost.localdomain
Mar 7 11:39:23 machine sshd[14948]: Failed keyboard-interactive/pam for illegal user test from ::ffff: port 33531 ssh2

Preauthentication Failed.... what does debian need to preauthenticate that Fedora doesn't?
The clocks are all in sync with ntp. I can kinit with the user fine.
I can ldap with the user and bind with the ldap bind account.

getent passwd and getent shadow work as they should.

auth sufficient nullok_secure
auth sufficient try_first_pass debug

account sufficient
account sufficient

session sufficient
session sufficient

What am i doing wrong????


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