[sudo-users] sudo: pam_authenticate: Module is unknown

Vitezslav Cizek vcizek at suse.cz
Fri Apr 20 14:28:51 EDT 2012

* V Pátek 20. duben 2012, 19:32:47 [CEST] Josh Feather napsal:
> I have a SLES10SP2 OS that will not allow local users to authenticate sudo.
> We use the Vintella VAS plugin to auth logins via Active Directory and it
> is working to auth sudo, but whenever a local user attempts to sudo
> anything, they get "sudo: pam_authenticate: Module is unknown". Anyone seen
> this ... have an idea how to resolve it?
That looks like there is a broken module in your pam configuration for sudo.
(Eg. a module that is required during sudo pam transaction, but non-existent/broken in the system)

Isn't anything related in your /var/log/messages?

Vita Cizek
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