On Wednesday 12 April 2006 12:37, Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 April 2006 12:03, Dave wrote:
> > Hello,
> >     I'm seeing this in my /var/log/messages from sshd on freebsd6. I'm
> > concerned that i'm being probed.
> >
> > sshd(pid): login_getclass: unknown class 'root'
> > Has anyone seen this?
>
> Class is the fifth field in /etc/master.passwd
> It is a BSD thing and doesn't appear in /etc/passwd
> read man 5 passwd
>
> the first line of my /etc/master.passwd is:
> root:password_here:0:0::0:0:Charlie &
> class field -------------------^

OK ignore the ASCII art. It is the fifth field...

>
> In the default setup class is null, which means default
> class. There is no root class(by default). Classes are
> defined in /etc/login.conf
>
> So, did you change the class field for root?

Not right. I guess you have some users classified in root class, which
does not exist.

>
> > Thanks.
> > Dave.
> >
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