On 20 Sep 2004, at 18:46, Kenn Humborg wrote:
>> The production box, however, which has the same OS and the same setup
>> (AFAICT) does not. One critical distinction is that the test box has
>> been rebooted since the changes were made to the config files, whereas
>> the production box (unsurprisingly) has not. However, /etc/pam.d/sshd
>> has not been changed (it already had session required
>> pam_limits.so) so the only file that had been changed was
>> /etc/security/limits.conf but that surely must be read for every login
>> anyway, in case it has been changed? So I don't think that a reboot
>> should be necessary, should it?
>> Have you tried restarting sshd? I think it _shouldn't_ work, but
> it's easy to try.
As I may have mentioned :-) I did, and it didn't. But then a little
thought struggled to the surface, and I had a look at sshd_config and
changed UsePAM from no to yes. Made all the difference in the world :-)
So thanks very much K & K - I should have posted this to ILUG hours ago.
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