Problem with FTP hint.

Steve Hayashi sth at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Jan 24 13:23:06 PST 2001


Here's the info as transcribed by me

-PAM unable to dlopen(/usr/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so)
-PAM [dlerror: /usr/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so: cannot open shared object
file: No such file or directory

-PAM adding faulty module: /usr/lib/security/pam_pwdb.so
-PAM(steve): Authentication failure


-Steve

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> On January 23, 2001 06:45 pm, Steve Hayashi wrote:
> > Just a basic login failure.  I suspect that it didn't like my password,
> > so it's not comparing against /etc/passwd/ or if it is, it's not
> > translating it right.
> >
> > Is there a good debug command I can type in to clarify the problem
> > exactly?
> 
> check your /var/log/ files (i'm not sure anymore which file proftpd uses to 
> log those failed logins with extra info, either deamon.log or user.log).
> 
> It should contain info like "no valid shell found" or whatever else the 
> reason may be.
> 
> 
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