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Old 12-04-2014
Ftpd alarms


I am facing following alarms in var/adm/messages after an interval of 10 mins. I dont know what the impact is and how can i fix it. Can anyone help please?

Dec  4 07:50:03 hxcsvc-a01 ftpd[17673]: [ID 776383 auth.error] open_module: stat(/usr/lib/security/ failed: No such file or directory
Dec  4 07:50:03 hxcsvc-a01 ftpd[17673]: [ID 487707 auth.error] load_modules: can not open module /usr/lib/security/

Last edited by Don Cragun; 12-04-2014 at 05:41 AM.. Reason: Add CODE tags.
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Old 12-04-2014
have you looked if you could find what it wants: /usr/lib/security/
If present what are the perms then...
# 3  
Old 12-05-2014
This file is present at this location with these rights

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root bin 20652 Mar 19 2008
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Old 12-05-2014
Your ftpd is likely ruuning under a chrooted environment.
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Old 12-05-2014
This means your chroot environment cannot see all of the files it needs to login. You need to create a more robust fake "/usr" file tree for the chroot jail. DO NOT use links, that defeats the chrooted jail.

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