SSH not working for particular user

Francisco Reyes lists at
Sat Aug 6 16:41:13 GMT 2005

On Sat, 6 Aug 2005, The WRS wrote:

Thanks for the feedback

> Check /var/log/auth.log and perhaps

sshd[28883]: error: PAM: authentication error for fran from <my machine>

>/var/log/messages for hints on why

Same error on that file.

> /etc/hosts.allow may be the culprit

The machines were setup with hosts.allow, but I am connecting from the 
same machine using a different user.

> Perhaps the uid in question has an invalid shell?

That doesn't seem to be the problem either.
>From the user I was able to login I did su to my ID and that worked.

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