Subject: Re: login too verbose during failed login
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Elad Efrat <>
List: tech-security
Date: 08/27/2005 22:21:40
Martin Husemann wrote:

> No, but there should be a proper error message loged somewhere - so the
> newbie system adminstrator that finds himself logged out off ttyE2 (or
> what have you - IMHO the telnet example is ~irrelevant nowadays) has
> a chance to learn the cause of his problem and fix it.

I think OpenSSH logs detailed messages to /var/log/authlog, which is
a good place for these messages too (root:wheel, 0600).


Elad Efrat
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