[CentOS] Proftpd log errors - retrying please.

Bob Chiodini bchiodini at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 18:48:18 UTC 2007

Steve Campbell wrote:
> I am using proftpd with my first Centos 5 box. Although it appears to 
> be working, I see the following errors in my logwatch reports.
> Deprecated pam_stack module called from service "proftpd"
> pam_unix(proftpd:session): session opened for user steve by (uid=0)
> Deprecated pam_stack module called from service "proftpd"
> Deprecated pam_stack module called from service "proftpd"
> pam_env(proftpd:setcred): Unable to open config file: 
> /etc/security/pam_env.conf: No such file or directory
> The file /etc/security/pam_env.conf does exist, but is owned by root 
> with 644 permissions. I may change those, but for now I would like to 
> hear from anyone before I do. I have googled to no avail, although I 
> find a lot of references to this - just no definitive answer.
> I'm running the rpms 1.3.1-5 that I picked up from Dag's site.
> I tried here before and saw no replies, so pardon me for attempting 
> again or if I missed previous postings.
> Thanks for any assistance.
> Steve Campbell

Maybe I can prime the pump.  I do not have an answer, but the same 
errors appear when using proftpd with Fedora Core 6 and do not seem 


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