|Applies To||Unix agent 5.2 on AIX 5.2 error|
IBM AIX 5.2
APAR IY86883 installed
|Issue||When trying to login: "3004-007 You entered an invalid login name or password."|
The instructions we provide with Agent for Unix 5.2 mention that the Securid authentication method needs to be configured within the methods.cfg file. This configuration does not seem to take any effect on AIX 5.2 systems where a recent patch cluster has been installed.
After enabling the SECURID authentication method for a user, the following is seen while trying to login:
A particular AIX patch (APAR IY86883, see http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IY86883 ) implements some changes in AIX so that the SECURID authentication method needs to be added to the /etc/security/login.cfg configuration file instead of the methods.cfg file.
Add the SECURID authentication method to the /etc/security/login.cfg file as follows:
|Legacy Article ID||a36426|