Issues while authenticating a user over openLDAP using PAM_ldap
admin2 at enabled.com
Thu Aug 9 14:30:33 PDT 2007
Andy Harrison wrote:
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> On 8/9/07, Noah wrote:
>> running FreeBSD 6.2 Stable
>> we have openLDAP installed on a server called access1. Users on access1
>> appear to not be able to ssh to access1. The ssh authentication method
>> uses PAM ldap. PAM_ldap reports "Invalid credentials" in /var/log/messages
>> We have another server called access2 that authenticates to the the ldap
>> server running on access1. those users log in via ssh without issue on
>> I am trying to track down what is broken. I am not even sure how to
>> receive verbose logging from PAM and/or PAM_ldap. Any assistance is
>> much appreciated.
> What about your nsswitch.conf file?
thanks Andy - that was it!
I matched the lines of access1's nsswitch.conf to access2's
and things are fine!
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> Andy Harrison
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