PAMSC Endpoint, about pam_seos error in syslog

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Article ID: 129140

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Products

CA Privileged Access Manager - Cloakware Password Authority (PA) PAM SAFENET LUNA HSM CA Privileged Access Manager (PAM)

Issue/Introduction



After installing CA PAMSC14.1 endpoint, the following messages are showed in Solaris10 syslog file.
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Mar 8 12:00:02 DS187130E su[9777]: [ID 216970 auth.crit] illegal pam.conf entry: sshd\taccount optional\tpam_seos.so Mar 8 12:00:02 DS187130E su[9777]: [ID 828992 auth.crit] illegal pam.conf entry: sshd\taccount optional\tpam_seos.so\n: missing CONTROL FLAG Mar 8 12:00:02 DS187130E su[9777]: [ID 523631 auth.crit] illegal pam.conf entry: sshd\taccount optional\tpam_seos.so\n: missing MODULE PATH
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What do the messages mean?

Environment

Solaris10
CA Privileged Access Manager Server Control 14.1

Resolution

The messages mean that the format of /etc/pam.conf file is illegal.
Please check /etc/pam.conf file.
You will see the following line in the file.
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sshd\taccount optional\tpam_seos.so\n
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The line is not correct.
Please modify the line as follows.
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sshd    account optional        pam_seos.so
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