"Bryn Dyment" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> I've installed two FreeBSD boxes on my LAN.  On the first box, the only
> thing I did after the install process was edit "/etc/ssh/sshd_config",
> setting "PermitRootLogin" to "yes", then issuing "killall -1 sshd".  After
> this change, I could successfully connect to this box via my SSH client.
> 
> I did the same thing with the second box, but I cannot login via my SSH
> client.  I get an invalid password error, and "Failed password" also appears
> on the server in "/var/log/auth.log".  I have rebooted, and also
> reinstalled, to no avail.  Any idea as to what could be causing this error?

A bad password?  That would be easy to check.

Otherwise, increase the logging verbosity of sshd, and let it tell you
why it's unhappy.
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