[arch-general] root login @ console
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Sat Nov 14 18:37:29 UTC 2020
Nov 14 13:35:28 yoda audit: USER_AUTH pid=2683212 uid=0
auid=4294967295 ses=4294967295 msg='op=PAM:authentication grantors=?
acct="root" exe="/usr/bin/login" hostname=yoda addr=? terminal=tty2
Nov 14 13:35:28 yoda kernel: audit: type=1100
audit(1605378928.928:6994): pid=2683212 uid=0 auid=4294967295
ses=4294967295 msg='op=PAM:authentication grantors=? acct="root"
exe="/usr/bin/login" hostname=yoda addr=? terminal=tty2 res=failed'
Nov 14 13:35:31 yoda login: FAILED LOGIN 1 FROM tty2 FOR
root, Authentication failure
I read somewhere that I could tell pam to use debug output. I will
see if I can find that.
Thanks for the tip.
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 11:15 AM Guus Snijders via arch-general
<arch-general at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Op za 14 nov. 2020 03:50 schreef Jack Frost via arch-general <
> arch-general at archlinux.org>:
> > Thanks for the tip. There were no pam.d/ files that had pam_tally and
> > now pacnew files. I am digging through pam man pages to see if I can
> > figure it out. Someone had to disable root access. I commented out
> > pam_securetty.so in all the files but still no luck.
> You could also try reading the logs... (probably journald).
> When the authentication fails, there is surely some message somewhere
> stating /why/ it failed.
> Mvg, Guus
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