Re: PAM failing authentication

Subject: Re: PAM failing authentication
From: Hollis R Blanchard (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 13:26:14 MST

On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, Murias O'Ceallagh wrote:
> >
> >How did you create these users, useradd? And did you subsequently set a
> >password for them (passwd <userid>)?
> Yeah, I found that this was the problem. For some reason the useradd
> command does not like the -p option to add the passwd, the usermod -p
> didn't like it either, so yeah, I needed to passwd <user>. Then it
> worked. I should have posted and let ya'll know that I had fixed it.

useradd -p expects an *encrypted* password, which explains the problem... but
I'm glad it works now.


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