security/pam_pwdfile not working anymore?
dnaeon at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 20:43:30 UTC 2009
I was doing some tests with vsftpd today and found out that
security/pam_pwdfile is not working anymore as it was in the previous
Just to mention some months ago I was able to install and configure vsftpd
using pam_pwdfile to authenticate users.
Now that I installed vsftpd again and installed security/pam_pwdfile I am no
longer able to authenticate users with it.
This is the error from /var/log/messages when I try to authenticate with a
legal user for vsftpd:
Oct 2 20:32:39 72-vbox vsftpd: in openpam_load_module(): no
72-vbox# ls -l /usr/local/lib/pam_pwdfile.so
-r--r--r-- 1 root wheel 7124 Oct 2 23:41 /usr/local/lib/pam_pwdfile.so
72-vbox# cat /etc/pam.d/vsftpd
auth required /usr/local/lib/pam_pwdfile.so pwdfile /etc/vsftpd_login.db
account required /usr/lib/pam_permit.so
Any ideas about this issue?
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