Schlagwort-Archive: pam_auth

[EN] (pam_auth): Unable to open admin password file: Permission denied

You ahve the Problem, that i.e Squid says in Syslog or whatever:

Unable to open admin password file: Permission denied on your Ubuntu System

the fix is easy… try the following

 

At first we need to know where pam_auth is

run:

  •  updatedb & locate pam_auth

And then you may become

  •  # locate pam_auth
    output: /usr/lib/squid3/pam_auth

Thereforce, you may need to change to the path accordung the pam_auth

  • # chmod u+s /usr/lib/squid3/pam_auth
  • # chmod o= /usr/lib/squid3/pam_auth
  • # chgrp proxy /usr/lib/squid3/pam_auth
  • Please check if Squid 3 is running under user Proxy or squid3 – to do it, run ps aux|grep squid