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# 1  
Old 11-28-2005
invalid login attempts...

I am wondering if solaris captures id's associated w/invalid login attempts?

when I try to login as "test1" several (3-5) times, I do not find any userID info under "/var/adm" files:
utmpx
wtmpx
messages
lastlog

Is there another location/log I should be checking?
Is it necessary for "test1" to exist in /etc/passwd before this information is captured?

thanks,
manny
# 2  
Old 11-29-2005
Set the auth.info facility.level in /etc/syslog.conf and point it to a log (/var/log/authlog for example). Ensure the log file exists. Restart syslog and attempt the log in.

Code:
Nov 28 20:20:43 goblin sshd[519]: [ID 800047 auth.info] input_userauth_request: illegal user carlschelin
Nov 28 20:20:43 goblin sshd[519]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed none for NOUSER from 192.168.1.9 port 51025 ssh2
Nov 28 20:20:43 goblin sshd[519]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed publickey for NOUSER from 192.168.1.9 port 51025 ssh2
Nov 28 20:20:44 goblin sshd[519]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed password for NOUSER from 192.168.1.9 port 51025 ssh2
Nov 28 20:20:45 goblin last message repeated 2 times
Nov 28 20:20:45 goblin sshd[519]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Connection closed by 192.168.1.9

Carl
# 3  
Old 11-29-2005
I have updated my syslog.conf with the following auth.x entries (and cycled syslogd) :
auth.notice;auth.crit;auth.info /var/log/authlog

I see that login failure information is being captured, but the ID (or even a Generic ID) is NOT...

Nov 29 08:03:31 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:03:38 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:03:42 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com
Nov 29 08:06:48 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:06:55 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:06:59 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com
Nov 29 08:19:21 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:19:26 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:19:30 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com


Also, does anyone know where I can get a list of valid facilities?
wondering what other options are out there...
thanks
# 4  
Old 11-30-2005
Quote:
Originally Posted by mr_manny
I have updated my syslog.conf with the following auth.x entries (and cycled syslogd) :
auth.notice;auth.crit;auth.info /var/log/authlog

I see that login failure information is being captured, but the ID (or even a Generic ID) is NOT...

Nov 29 08:03:31 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:03:38 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:03:42 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com
Nov 29 08:06:48 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:06:55 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:06:59 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com
Nov 29 08:19:21 testBOX.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/2 from mybox.com
Nov 29 08:19:26 testBOX.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 29 08:19:30 testBOX.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/2 FROM mybox.com


Also, does anyone know where I can get a list of valid facilities?
wondering what other options are out there...
thanks
man syslogd.conf will show the list of valid facilities and levels.

Don't know why login doesn't report the name. It's clear that sshd does though.

Carl
# 5  
Old 11-30-2005
It looks like the ID is captured from invalid ssh attempts, but NOT regular telnet attempts:

messages from telnet attempts as "test1" in authlog:
Nov 30 12:02:31 SERVER.x.com login: [ID 143248 auth.notice] Login failure on /dev/pts/3 from myBOX.com
Nov 30 12:02:38 SERVER.x.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 30 12:02:42 SERVER.x.com login: [ID 760094 auth.crit] REPEATED LOGIN FAILURES ON /dev/pts/3 FROM myBOX.com

messages from ssh attempts as "test1" in authlog:
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Illegal user test1 from myBOX.com
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] input_userauth_request: illegal user test1
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed none for <invalid username> from myBOX.com port
35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed gssapi-with-mic for <invalid username> from myB
OX.com port 35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com last message repeated 1 time
Nov 30 12:03:11 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed publickey for <invalid username> from myBOX.com
port 35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:13 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Keyboard-interactive (PAM) userauth failed[13] while a
uthenticating: No account present for user
Nov 30 12:03:13 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed keyboard-interactive for <invalid username> fro
m myBOX.com port 35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:20 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Keyboard-interactive (PAM) userauth failed[13] while a
uthenticating: No account present for user
Nov 30 12:03:20 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed keyboard-interactive for <invalid username> fro
m myBOX.com port 35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:20 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Keyboard-interactive (PAM) userauth failed[13] while a
uthenticating: No account present for user
Nov 30 12:03:20 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Failed keyboard-interactive for <invalid username> fro
m myBOX.com port 35543 ssh2
Nov 30 12:03:20 SERVER.x.com sshd[1473]: [ID 800047 auth.info] Connection closed by myBOX.com


Carl, thanks again for the info...
manny
# 6  
Old 12-01-2005
Invalid ssh connections are captured in /var/log/authlog (see above - from /etc/syslog.conf).
and
Invalid telnet connections are captured in /var/adm/loginlog?
# cat loginlog
test1:/dev/pts/2:Thu Dec 1 09:02:27 2005
test1:/dev/pts/2:Thu Dec 1 09:02:32 2005
test1:/dev/pts/2:Thu Dec 1 09:02:40 2005

Does anyone ever update there syslog.conf to consolidate this info into a single file?
# 7  
Old 12-01-2005
/var/adm/loginlog is specific to login. login doesn't use syslog events so there's no real way to consolidate via syslog. You could point syslog to /var/adm/loginlog I suppose. You'd have two different output lines which might cause scripting problems. You could also script it out and into a common file.

Carl
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