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Old 15th November 2007, 02:06
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Default Chrooted SSH/SFTP On Fedora 7

Greetings,

I've completed my installation of the Chroot setup but when I try to connect from
my remote client. I can get a login, I put in my password and hit enter, then it suddenly closes my connection. Can someone please help?

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Old 15th November 2007, 03:00
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Hi,

have you copied the line for your username from /etc/passwd to /home/chroot/etc/passwd ?

E.g.:

grep /etc/passwd -e "^testuser" >> /home/chroot/etc/passwd


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Old 15th November 2007, 18:36
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hi o.meyer,

Yes, I've tried using that - even creating the testuser account verbatim like the example. I've tried going back and recompile the openssh-4.5p1-chroot and I noticed that after the make or was it the configure command that it complained about the ssh may not work if there is no PAM config file for. I'll try to get the exact error and post it here again.

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Old 15th November 2007, 20:21
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I got this message during the compile of openssh chroot. Could this be the issue, the last few lines of the message?

Here is the output after I ran the following command from the How-To:

./configure --exec-prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc/ssh --with-pam

output:
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OpenSSH has been configured with the following options:
User binaries: /usr/bin
System binaries: /usr/sbin
Configuration files: /etc/ssh
Askpass program: /usr/libexec/ssh-askpass
Manual pages: /usr/local/share/man/manX
PID file: /var/run
Privilege separation chroot path: /var/empty
sshd default user PATH: /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin
Manpage format: doc
PAM support: yes
OSF SIA support: no
KerberosV support: no
SELinux support: no
Smartcard support: no
S/KEY support: no
TCP Wrappers support: no
MD5 password support: no
libedit support: no
Solaris process contract support: no
IP address in $DISPLAY hack: no
Translate v4 in v6 hack: yes
BSD Auth support: no
Random number source: OpenSSL internal ONLY

Host: i686-pc-linux-gnu
Compiler: gcc
Compiler flags: -g -O2 -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wuninitialized -Wsign-compare -Wno-pointer-sign -std=gnu99
Preprocessor flags:
Linker flags:
Libraries: -lpam -ldl -lresolv -lcrypto -lutil -lz -lnsl -lcrypt

PAM is enabled. You may need to install a PAM control file
for sshd, otherwise password authentication may fail.
Example PAM control files can be found in the contrib/
subdirectory

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What's the output of
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ls -l /etc/pam.d
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