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Old 12-07-2006, 03:01 AM   #1
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Could not get shadow information for NOUSER


Since few days i am seeing an error in /var/adm/messages file as "[ID 800047 auth.error] error: Could not get shadow information for NOUSER" although it is not frequent but in past one month it appeared atleast for 10 time. can anyone tell me what is this all about and also how can i stop getting these types of error messages.

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I believe they are generated by failed ssh connection attempts with invalid or bogus user IDs.


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