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Enabling cPHulk breaks root login

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by robb3369, Apr 3, 2008.

  1. robb3369

    robb3369 Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2008
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    I'm not too sure that happen but after seeing errors with cpHulk as shown in this thread: I following the instructions to disable and re-enabled it:
    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cphulk_pam_ctl --disable
    /usr/local/cpanel/bin/cphulk_pam_ctl --enable
    And everything appears to be working, it was logging failed login attempts into WHM and CPanel... BUT for some reason I could still SSH to the box, however I could not su to the root account... In fact even standing at the console, I could not login. I put the server into single user mode, check everything and after a few hours checking everything, I tried disabling cPHulk and TA-DA... right in...

    I know that cPHulk plays within the PAM area, but what would of caused that... I do like the ability of it watching the WHM and cPanel login attempts, but as far as SSH goes, that is watched by LFD, although nothing is wrong with both watching access to SSH. SSH is on a non-standard port, secured by key authentication only.


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