Re: only root allowed login ...

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Or /var/log/secure depending on your distro.

What login method are you utiizing?



On 6/12/11, Srinivasa T N <seenutn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 06/11/2011 07:16 PM, terry white wrote:
>> ... ciao:
>>
>> all of a sudden, i am only able to login as root. this is not something
>> i was trying to accomplish, and at a loss in figuring out how i did.
>> anyway.
>>
>> as a given, login as a valid user, with correct password, terminated
>> immediately, with a new login prompt. invalid login attempts iterate
>> until a new session initiated.
>>
>> ftp, and smtp allowed, telnet fails.
>>
>> i'm not seeing anything mentioned in the logs with regard to failed
>> normal user login. i'm at a loss as to where i might start looking.
>>
>> any thoughts, suggestion would be much appreciated ...
>>
>
> /var/log/message is your friend.
>
> Regards,
> Seenu.
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