Vsftpd + PAM + dlopen error.

Posted on 2006-05-30
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Hi Experts,

    I ran into some trouble setting up vsftpd for virtual users. I am running SUSE Linux. Everything set up i tried to log in with the virtual user name and password and get a login failed message. I checked the message log and saw the following.

May 30 07:04:33 defiant vsftpd: PAM unable to dlopen(/lib/security/
May 30 07:04:33 defiant vsftpd: PAM [dlerror: /lib/security/ cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory]
May 30 07:04:33 defiant vsftpd: PAM adding faulty module: /lib/security/

Please help.

Question by:autoknowledge
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    Accepted Solution

    as I see you configured your vsftpd server to use PAM authentication and it seems you either don't have it installed or it's not properly configured. I never used vsftpd but I guess there should be some other authentification protocols available in the configuration file.

    Author Comment

    The beauty is that is there under /lib/security

    Author Comment

    OOPS. Problem solved. I just found the correct this one should be under /lib64/securty as i am using 64 bit processor.


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