Hi, That could indeed be, since the fields have a shell on the end , nothing else. Perhaps try vipw and if it still is in that file as well, delete it, and try logging in,
it really should not be there, afaik. Cheers -- Kind regards, Remko Lodder Elvandar.org/DSINet.org www.mostly-harmless.nl Dutch community for helping newcomers on the hackerscene mrtg.grunn.org Dutch mirror of MRTG -----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- Van: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Barry Hawkins Verzonden: zondag 7 maart 2004 0:39 Aan: freebsd-questions; Gerard Seibert Onderwerp: Re: pam_acct_mgmt(): user account has expired (was Re: LoginProblem) On Mar 6, 2004, at 5:42 PM, Barry Hawkins wrote: > On Mar 4, 2004, at 1:33 PM, Gerard Seibert wrote: > >> I am running FreeBSD 5.2.1 - RELEASE #0: Mon Feb 23 20:45:55 GMT 2004 >> >> It seems that I can no longer log into my system. Upon boot-up, the >> usually login appears. I enter my normal login and then my password. >> I am >> then greeted with this error message: >> >> BudMan login: pam_acct_mgmt(1): user account has expired >> Login Incorrect. >> >> Shortly afterwards I receive these error messages: >> >> BudMan cron _secure_path: /usr/home/ges/.login_conf is not owned >> by >> root >> >> The last error message will repeat with the number getting >> progressively >> higher. >> >> This is a fresh install of FreeBSD. The only thing I added was KDE 3.2 >> today. Can anyone tell me what has happened and how do I get back >> into my >> system? >> >> Thanks in advance! >> >> Gerard Seibert >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] >> > Gerard, > I am having a similar issue logging in on 5.2.1-RC2, and it seems to > have happened around the time I added a user and some groups using the > KUser utility in KDE. All accounts, including root, are "expired". > My error message is: > > login: pam_acct_mgmt(): user accound has expired > Login Incorrect. > > Then, a bit later, I receive messages like the following: > > kernel: psmintr: out of sync (0008 != 0000) > kernel: psmintr: discard a byte(1) > > On a side note, the message really does display "accound" instead of > "account"; it's not a typo of mine. Searches on the following phrases > within the questions and newbies mailing lists produced no leads for > me to research: > 'pam_acct_mgmt(): user accound has expired' > 'pam_acct_mgmt():' > 'psmintr' > I booted into single-user mode (I was amazed to find that Ctrl-Alt-Delete shutdown the server from the login prompt.) and took a look at /etc/master.passwd. At the end of one user's entry for shell, which was /bin/sh, there was "swd 91%" appended to the end. I wonder if something happened to the file and that's why I am seeing this password expired issue? Being schooled, -- Barry C. Hawkins All Things Computed site: www.allthingscomputed.com weblog: www.yepthatsme.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"