FreeBSD pam.d proftpd problem

Riccardo Giuntoli taglio at
Sun Nov 11 12:48:31 PST 2007

On Nov 11, 2007 9:26 PM, Beech Rintoul <beech at> wrote:
> Have you checked the following?
> FreeBSD
> -------
> To use PAM with ProFTPD, you must edit /etc/pam.conf and add the
> following lines (if they are not already present):
>   ftpd auth    required         try_first_pass
>   ftpd account required         try_first_pass
>   ftpd session required
> In your proftpd.conf, you'll need to set AuthPAMConfig to 'ftpd'.  PAM
> authentication should now work properly.

Hi Beech, thank you for answer. I've just try it but it doesn't work.
always same error "421 Service not available, remote server has closed
connection". It's very strange cause i use other two ProFTPD with
freebsd, 1.3.1rc1 on 5.5-STABLE and a 1.3.1rc2 on 6.2-STABLE.

> Beech

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