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Old 05-08-2013, 10:35 AM   #1
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SU to local user receiving two additional password prompts

SLES 10.4

After logging in via SSH, when SU to a local user I am getting a total of three password prompts. I can switch user ok after putting in the password three times. I've checked logs and looked over PAM modules trying a few different things, but have had no luck resolving.

Here's an example of the issue:

admin@expdev01's password:
Last login: Tue May  8 9:37:45 2013 from
admin@expdev01:~> su - expuser
LDAP Password:
Any ideas?
Old 05-09-2013, 01:34 AM   #2
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not sure what is the reason but maybe showing nsswitch.conf and related PAM config files could help


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