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Does not work with OpenSSH #1

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mwisnicki opened this Issue Aug 30, 2011 · 2 comments

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It should be noted in documentation that it doesn't work with sshd as one would expect.

OpenSSH will not invoke PAM if a user does not exist, see openssh-portable/1215. Also it won't be invoked for disallowed and password-less authentication schemes.

An option could be added to sshd to invoke pam_authenticate with invalid/empty password in case of earlier failure.

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stass commented Nov 19, 2011

Hi!

Sorry for the delay!

Do you know if this option to force the PAM authentication has been added to OpenSSH? I don't see anything like this
in the documentation.

Thanks!

I don't think so, but I haven't checked lately.

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