SSH Access Issues

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Wed Oct 8 17:30:53 UTC 2008


listserv.traffic at sloop.net wrote, On 10/08/2008 12:57 PM:
> In the properties for the user, what shell do they have?
> (cat /etc/passwd)
> 
> If it's /sbin/nologin, then that is part of the problem.
> 

or if /etc/nologin exists, only root can login, but that would affect normal 
logins too.

> HTH
> 
> -Greg
> 
> 
>> Hi List,
> 
>> I have several F8 and F9 boxes in an internal network.  I can ssh between
>> them all happily as root, but not as individual other users.  After prompting
>> me for a password, it says: Permission denied.  In /etc/ssh/sshd_config
>> I have the lines:
> 
>>    PasswordAuthentication yes
>>    ChallengeResponseAuthentication no
>>    UsePAM yes
>>    X11Forwarding yes
> 
>> but I can't seem to move forward.  Any ideas?
> 
>> Jonathan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 


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Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter




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