[CentOS] Re: SSH suddenly started failing :(
kay.diederichs at uni-konstanz.de
Fri Jun 8 10:28:51 UTC 2007
John Lagrue wrote:
> All of a sudden I can no longer ssh into my server running CentOS 4.5
> This is what happens:
> [john at lt-131-jdl-f7 ~]$ ssh -Y -p 2222 192.168.0.1
> john at 192.168.0.1's password:
> Connection to 192.168.0.1 closed by remote host.
> Connection to 192.168.0.1 closed.
> And yes, the account does exist and the password is correct!
> Looking at the logs, I see this:
> Jun 7 18:51:37 moray1 sshd(pam_unix): authentication failure;
> logname= uid=0 euid=0 tty=NODEVssh ruser= rhost=192.168.0.209 user=john
> Jun 7 18:51:46 moray1 sshd: Accepted password for john from
> ::ffff:192.168.0.209 port 57755 ssh2
> Jun 7 18:51:46 moray1 sshd(pam_unix): session opened for user
> john by (uid=500)
> Jun 7 18:51:46 moray1 pam_loginuid: set_loginuid failed opening
> loginuid Jun 7 18:51:46 moray1 pam_loginuid: set_loginuid failed
> Does any of this make sense?
> I've tried it on three different clients and get the same thing every time.
> Jun 7 18:51:46 moray1 sshd: fatal: PAM session setup failed:
> Cannot make/remove an entry for the specified session
what does /var/log/secure say?
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