obsevations re 3 little issues incl. pamd authentication error

Anselm Hook anselm at hook.org
Sun May 1 14:20:30 PDT 2005

Sorry, I should have clarified that even after re-creating accounts from
the console - remote ssh logins were not allowed ( nor ssh
username at localhost for that matter ).  Something 'changes' - and pamd
absolutely no longer works after overlaying base on top of the version
provided from the cdrom.

Also, I should clarify that I did not disable remote login for root or
other users.

 - a

On Sun, 1 May 2005, [iso-8859-1] Dag-Erling Sm=F8rgrav wrote:

> Anselm Hook <anselm at hook.org> writes:
> > I've noticed that if I install freebsd 5.3 stable amd64 from a cdrom, a=
> > then go to the sysinstall utility and re-install 'base' that ssh, telne=
> > and other remote login tools stop working.  They allow me to enter my
> > password but never actually accept the login.  Looking at
> > /var/log/messages shows 'pam.d authentication error'.
> reinstalling 'base' overwrites your password database.
> --
> Dag-Erling Sm=F8rgrav - des at des.no

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