pam_timestamp_check and crond errors(?) in /var/log/messages
Daniel B. Thurman
dant at cdkkt.com
Fri Nov 11 01:15:41 UTC 2005
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>[mailto:fedora-list-bounces at redhat.com]On Behalf Of Alexander Dalloz
>Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 4:27 PM
>To: For users of Fedora Core releases
>Subject: Re: pam_timestamp_check and crond errors(?) in
>Am Fr, den 11.11.2005 schrieb Daniel B. Thurman um 0:28:
>> I am seeing a lot of the following in the /var/log/message
>file. Seems to
>> be something involved with cron and pam? I googled and there
>> were complaints of the same but saw no solutions or answers
>> to this issue, so anyone care to comment?
>> Nov 10 15:15:03 linux crond(pam_unix): session closed
>for user root
>For that log content you find the answer in the list archive.
>> Nov 10 15:15:06 linux pam_timestamp_check: pam_timestamp:
>`/' owner GID != 0
>> Nov 10 15:15:41 linux last message repeated 7 times
>> Nov 10 15:16:46 linux last message repeated 13 times
>> Nov 10 15:17:51 linux last message repeated 13 times
>> Nov 10 15:18:36 linux last message repeated 9 times
>You seem to have broken something. "/" has to be owned root:root.
Yaaaaa! Good answer! I did break something - I had a runaway
chgrp -R and tried to repair my mistake. Forgot about "/"!
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