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Old 10-11-2007
Question logname error

when we log into HP servers randomly we will get the message "logname: could not get the login name" if we open another connection we can login
we are running SSH 3.7
on OS B.11.23

this only happens on HP and only using ssh, I know there were problems like this on older ssh verisons but this should be new enough not to be having this problem

anyone know whats causing this? Smilie
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grpck(1B)					     SunOS/BSD Compatibility Package Commands						 grpck(1B)

grpck - check group database entries SYNOPSIS
/etc/grpck [filename] DESCRIPTION
The grpck utility checks that a file in group(4) does not contain any errors; it checks the /etc/group file by default. FILES
/etc/group ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
groups(1), group(4), passwd(4), attributes(5) DIAGNOSTICS
Too many/few fields An entry in the group file does not have the proper number of fields. No group name The group name field of an entry is empty. Bad character(s) in group name The group name in an entry contains characters other than lower-case letters and digits. Invalid GID The group ID field in an entry is not numeric or is greater than 65535. Null login name A login name in the list of login names in an entry is null. Logname not found in password file A login name in the list of login names in an entry is not in the password file. Line too long A line (including the newline character) in the group file exceeds the maximum length of 512 characters. Duplicate logname entry A login name appears more than once in the list of login names for a group file entry. Out of memory The program cannot allocate memory in order to continue. Maximum groups exceeded for logname A login name's group membership exceeds the maximum, NGROUPS_MAX. SunOS 5.10 10 Jan 2000 grpck(1B)