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RE: [suse-security] two issues: sshd error messages and adaptec scsi card lack of stability




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Rose [mailto:mr349@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 13 September 2004 14:34
> To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: [suse-security] two issues: sshd error messages and adaptec
> scsi card lack of stability
>
>
> Hi,
>
> Suse 9.1 installed on workstations. Central authentication using NIS from
> sun server.
>
> Error messages in /var/log/messages :
>
> Sep  1 14:15:52 PC sshd[7347]: error: Could not get shadow information for
> USER
> Sep 1 14:15:52 PC sshd[7347]: Accepted password for USER from
> ::IPv^address port 1022 ssh2
>
>
> Not a major problem, but two minor questions:
> 1) why am I being told that the user is not in the shadow password file,
> when authentication is then being provided by NIS?
> 2) why is the client IP address being reported in IPv6 format?
>
> both are annoyances, but I would like to turn off the first and change the
> second to IPv4.

Does your /etc/nsswitch.conf say that shadow information can come from NIS?

Tom.

--
Tom Knight
System Administration Officer
Arts & Humanities Data Service
Web:     http://www.ahds.ac.uk
Email:   tom.knight@xxxxxxxxxx



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