at login: user temporarly blocked

R.L.Reingard list.account at
Mon Oct 10 21:31:07 UTC 2005

> Am 10.10.2005, 22:07 Uhr, schrieb Robbo <ml at>:

>> On Mon, 2005-10-10 at 09:00 +0200, R.L.Reingard wrote:

>> > Am 10.10.2005, 02:03 Uhr, schrieb Jhair Tocancipa Triana

>>>>>> Am 08.10.2005, 21:02 Uhr, schrieb R.L.Reingard if i try to log in
>>>>>> with an other user's name and password, i get the
>>>>>> message 'system administrator has temporarly blocked the access (for
>>>>>> this user)'. my personal account still does run at login.
>>>>>> i can not imagine what has caused this. any ideas where to look at?
>>>>>> and with every new user i create i face the same problem.

>> > Can you check the /etc/security/access.conf file to see if you find
>> > some entry there?

>> there is one line :
>> -:ALL EXCEPT root myuser:LOCAL
>> 'myuser' is the account that works, and the other user is not mentioned
>> here. what to think about this setting?

> That looks like it!  My access.conf file is all hashed out.

i hashed that line too, and all is going well again. great! thanks for  

now i just wonder how to put in my two uses successfully.
i don't understand the syntax in full, so i tried:
-:ALL EXCEPT root myuser1:LOCAL myuser2:LOCAL
but, this still blocked myuser2 from login.
any idea?

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