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Old 07-27-2011
Adduser -> Access denied


I have a problem with any user i created on a linux server RH.
With the user root i did:
adduser toto
passwd toto (to give it a password - message : "all authentication tokens updated successfully")

I can do a "su - toto", but when I try to connect it directly by ssh i have the message "Access denied"

I'm sure, very sure (try few times) that is the good password I gave it. I have no idea what's wrong...

Any answers..Smilie

# 2  
Old 07-27-2011
You should check /etc/passwd file with root user.
Your startup script must be /bin/bash for ssh login.

# cat /etc/passwd | grep toto

You can use single line for adding user.
G = second group
#useradd -d /home/toto -s /bin/bash -g xxx -G yyy,zzz toto
#passwd toto

# 3  
Old 07-27-2011
Originally Posted by getrue
Your startup script must be /bin/bash for ssh login.
It has to be a real shell and not something like /sbin/nologin or /sbin/scponly, and it has to be listed in /etc/shells, but it doesn't have to be BASH.
# 4  
Old 07-28-2011
Thanks guys,

The /etc/passwd looks ok...
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