[CentOS] Access denied false positive

Andy Holt centos-list at orgdotuk.org.uk
Fri Jul 22 13:54:02 UTC 2011

> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Kaplan, Andrew H.
> Sent: 22/07/2011 14:34
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: [CentOS] Access denied false positive
> Hi there -- 
> One of our servers is running the 5.3 32-bit release. When a user logs into the system via an SSH terminal connection, 
> he first sees an "Access denied" message, and then gets a password prompt. He is able to enter the password, and 
> log into the system without issue. It appears the error message is a false positive. 
> A check of the messages and secure log files did not show anything apparent. What would cause this message to 
> occur? 

I get that when I'm using PuTTY with pageant, automatically presenting an ssh key, which the server I'm connecting to doesn't

Maybe something like that?


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