sshd and pam

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Jul 27 13:49:41 GMT 2005

<cartman_step1 at> writes:

> Just i have a question about ssh and pam .
> Trying to login on a machine with freebsd 5.4 from a machine in where i run
> fedora core 4 , i can't complete the operation . 
> The error is sshd[449] pam authentication error . What does it mean?How i can set
> pam to permit to login to freebsd and control the machine remotely?
> I'm new to freebsd and i appreciate if anyone can help me to solve the problem . 

Are you logging in as root?  That's disabled by default.
What kind of authentication are you using?

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