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Re: logwatch mesgs about crond



Am Fr, den 13.08.2004 schrieb Harry Putnam um 16:56:

> I've been having a problem with cron dying unexpectedly.  I haven't
> worked real hard at debugging it yet but I did run accross these
> messages in mail to root from `logwatch'
> (wrapped for mail)
> 
>   ------------- Connections (secure-log) Begin ---------------
> 
>   **Unmatched Entries**
> 
>   crond[20751]: pam_succeed_if: requirement "uid < 100" not met by user
>   "reader"
>   crond[20853]: pam_succeed_if: requirement "uid < 100" not met by user
>   "reader"
>   crond[21051]: pam_succeed_if: requirement "uid < 100" not met by user
>   "reader"
> [...]
> 
> I have about 300 of them in last message from logwatch and similar
> numbers in several others.

You have a cronjob running with which user reader logs in automatically.
The secure log entries are caused by /etc/pam.d/system-auth:

account     sufficient    /lib/security/$ISA/pam_succeed_if.so uid < 100

> Any one know for sure what they mean?

Alexander


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