pam_authenticate failure

Anonymous anonymous at
Wed Sep 7 15:43:04 PDT 2005

> Hi all.
> I've stop and restarted our server and when I tried to access functions
> from the web interface, I'm getting pam authentication failures.
> See the following:
> E [07/Sep/2005:17:25:31 -0500] IsAuthorized: pam_authenticate() returned 7 (Authentication failure)!
> My cups configuration for authentication is using the basic linux
> password scheme:
> <Location /admin>
> AuthType Basic
> AuthClass Group
> AuthGroupName lp
> </Location>
> When I enter my password to do printer administration, it won't let me
> in.
> cupsd is running as root.
> Any ideas why I'm getting the failure?
> Thanks for any suggestion.
> Angel

Problem solved.

For some unknown reason, I'm still investigating, the cups file for
pam is gone. I've simply recreated it. I'm now able to access the
admin functions from the web interface. And no more pam failure


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