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On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 07:24:54 +1100, Michael Higgins wrote:

Nov 14 12:01:54 lappy perl: pam_unix(system-auth:auth): check pass; user unknown
Nov 14 12:01:54 lappy perl: pam_unix(system-auth:auth): authentication failure; logname=mykhyggz uid=0 euid=0 tty= ruser= rhost=
pam_unix needs to be run by a user that can read /etc/shadow... IE root.

I discovered this little joy recently ... since PAM on my Mac box was happy to auth users (since apple use some funky directory thing)

in the end I changed my auth to use Authen::Simple::SSH


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($site = $email) =~ s/\@/./;

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