[nycbug-talk] SSH not working for particular user

George Georgalis george
Sat Aug 6 21:41:47 EDT 2005

On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 08:46:14PM -0400, Francisco Reyes wrote:
>>>sshd[27236]: error: PAM: authentication error for fran from <my machine>
>The rights of the .ssh directory were wrong.
>I needs to be 700. I just wish sshd would say something about it.. 
>somewhere.. anywhere.. It's near trivial to fix, yet it could be a few 
>days before one things of looking at that. :-(

yeah, would be nice to know that from the logs.
another thing that can bite pub keys but not pam
is ownership of $HOME

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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