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Re: [vox-tech] sshd issue
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Re: [vox-tech] sshd issue



If he custom compiled sshd, he may not have properly linked for shadow
password support... if he used a premade package for his distro this
shouldn't be an issue.

On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 12:12:20PM -0800, Foo Lim wrote:
> Did you type in your password correctly?  :D
> 
> FL
> 
> On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Chris Lupo wrote:
> 
> > Yep, same username on both systems.
> > 
> > On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Jessica wrote:
> > 
> > > On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Chris Lupo wrote:
> > > 
> > > > >From a remote machine (HPUX machine in ece dept. on campus that is running
> > > > ssh version 2.0.something) I type
> > > >
> > > > $ ssh my.ip.address
> > > >
> > > > where my ip address is my dynamic dotted quad.
> > > >
> > > > It tells me it's connected, and prompts for my password.  I enter my
> > > > password, and it prompts me for my password again (and again and
> > > > again...).
> > > >
> > > > My system log says Password authentication failed.
> > > 
> > > Is your username on both systems the same? If not, you'll need to
> > > specifically specify the username like this:
> > > 
> > > $ ssh username@my.ip.address
> > > 
> > > or
> > > 
> > > $ ssh -l username my.ip.address
> > > 
> > > jessica
> > > 
> > 

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