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RE: Authentication issues


From: Wolf, Mark W.
Subject: RE: Authentication issues
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 07:41:11 -0800

Frank
You are spot on.....

Doh.....

I see the problem......It is trying to stat a file in a directory that
is not setup in cfservd.conf. 

Just what you said.....

Mark Wolf
UNIX/Linux System Administrator
ESCO Corporation
Office 503-778-6278
Cell 503-703-6671
 
Choose Linux or....
Choose Two: Good, Fast, or Cheap!
  

-----Original Message-----
From: address@hidden
[mailto:address@hidden On Behalf
Of Frank Ranner
Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2006 4:17 AM
To: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Authentication issues

Wolf, Mark W. wrote:
> Fellow Cfengine users and guru's
> 
> I am in the process of setting up cfengine and I am running into
> authentication issues.....
> The first time I ran cfagent on the client (raptor) the public key for
> the server was copied to the client and the public key for the client
> copied to the server....I thought I was home free........
> 
> The next time I ran cfagent (cfagent -vq -K) on the client, I received
> this error. 
> 
>> Checking copy from staggerwing:/var/cfengine/dist/etc/motd to
/etc/motd
>> Connect to staggerwing = 10.10.9.179 on port 5308
>> Updating last-seen time for staggerwing
>> Loaded /var/cfengine/ppkeys/root-10.10.9.179.pub
>>
>> ...............................................................
>> cfengine:raptor: Strong authentication of server=staggerwing
connection
> confirmed
>> cfengine:raptor: Server returned error:  Host authentication failed.
> Did you forget >the domain name or IP/DNS address registration (for
ipv4
> or ipv6)?
>> cfengine:raptor: Can't stat /var/cfengine/dist/etc/motd in copy
>> Saving the setuid log in /var/cfengine/cfagent.raptor.log
> 
> Which host is failing authentication? 
> And what is this trying to tell me..... "Did you forget >the domain
name
> or IP/DNS address registration..."
> 
> The domain is defined and the server is registered in DNS. 
> 
> What am I missing? 
> 
> Mark Wolf
> UNIX/Linux System Administrator
> ESCO Corporation
> Office 503-778-6278
> Cell 503-703-6671 
>  
> Choose Linux or....
> Choose Two: Good, Fast, or Cheap!
>  
>  
> 
> 

cfengine:raptor: Strong authentication of server=staggerwing connection 
confirmed

That says the key exchange worked. You probably haven't added 
permissions to cfservd.conf for the host/directory combination.

Regards,
Frank Ranner
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