Subject: Re: security/openssh problem on Linux, Slackware 10.0
To: Ben Collver <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
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[11493]: Failed password for ben from port 32770 ssh2
> I am contacting this list because the openssh package MAINTAINER is set
> to
> What is a good next step for troubleshooting this?

Run the sshd with debugging.

Maybe you need PAM setup for it.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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