[OpenAFS] PAM-AFS isn't working with openssh-3.7.1p1 (sun4x_58)

Christian Pfaffel flash@itp.tu-graz.ac.at
18 Sep 2003 18:30:19 +0200

John Tang Boyland <boyland@solomons.cs.uwm.edu> writes:

> ] Perchance did you do something like run sshd in one of your existing PAGs?
> Yes, that would explain that behavior. 
> So I have rebooted the machine so sshd starts outside of a PAG.
> But I still have the basic problem that ssh apparently uses PAM enough that
> it uses my AFS password to log me on, but doesn't get a PAG, or
> retain the AFS keys:  (Presumably the tokens were allocated for a new
> PAG, but then the new PAG was lost.  In my experience with CDE session
> problems, this is caused by "incorrect" usage of PAM: the
> authentication is done in a sub-process.  Any change the openssh people
> will be sympathetic to this problem?)

This Is exactly what happens, they are using pthreads or fork.


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