Re: brute force ssh attempt mitigation

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Olav Vitters <olav vitters nl> wrote:
> No, /etc/passwd + /etc/shadow entries are only for sysadmins, and only
> to ensure sudo access. Login is still done using key based
> authentication (it is copied from LDAP every hour). In case LDAP is
> down, the old SSH key will still be available (latest create-auth
> versions).
> Normal users should not be in /etc/passwd.

This create-auth? (from Cron emails)

/etc/cron.hourly/create-auth: line 2: /home/admin/bin/create-auth:
Permission denied

Christer Edwards

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