Subject: Re: security/openssh problem on Linux, Slackware 10.0
To: Ben Collver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 11/26/2004 11:42:14
On Fri, 26 Nov 2004, Ben Collver wrote:
> I bootstrapped pkgsrc on Slackware 10.0 and installed security/openssh.
> After starting it and "ssh localhost", I am unable to log in with my own
> password. The error in /var/log/messages is:
> Nov 26 06:43:40 ambi sshd: Failed password for ben from 127.0.0.1 port 32770 ssh2
> I am contacting this list because the openssh package MAINTAINER is set
> to tech-pkg@NetBSD.org.
> What is a good next step for troubleshooting this?
Run the sshd with debugging.
Maybe you need PAM setup for it.
Jeremy C. Reed
open source, Unix, *BSD, Linux training