Using pam_radius in /etc/pam.d/sshd

Chris Stankevitz chrisstankevitz at
Fri May 1 22:25:21 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 12:05 PM, Chris Stankevitz
<chrisstankevitz at> wrote:
> After I supply an incorrect radius password three time, I am not
> afforded an opportunity to supply my pam_unix password.  Why am I not
> afforded this opportunity? (pam.d/sshd below)

Update: problem was the "try_first_pass" option to pam_unix.  This
caused pam_unix to attempt to use pam_radius's password.  Figured out
what was happening by enabling the debug log.


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