In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Marcel Moolenaar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I sometimes cannot get passed SRA secure login, even though credentials > are given correctly: > > Connected to athlon.pn.xcllnt.net. > Escape character is '^]'. > Trying SRA secure login: > User (marcel): > Password: > [ SRA login failed ] > : > (repeat last 3 lines -- Ad nauseam) > > The problem is not a faulty password or username, but appears to be > something that behaves much the same as uninitialized variables. > Most of the time SRA secure login works ok, but it does occasionally > reject the login. It is not possible to login at all when SRA rejects > a login. It's a permanent state and the only way around it is to > ^C and re-telnet, which BTW occasionally fails as well... > > I haven't seen anything on this topic, so I'd like to hear if > others are experiencing this as well and if this is a security > "feature", a bug or misconfiguration.
Yes, I see this sometimes too, even in -stable. I agree with your conjecture -- it acts like there's an uninitialized variable that sometimes starts out with an unworkable value. John -- John Polstra John D. Polstra & Co., Inc. Seattle, Washington USA "Disappointment is a good sign of basic intelligence." -- Chögyam Trungpa To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message