Getting "Unable to get valid context for user" warning when user logging in through ssh.

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Issue

  • Getting Unable to get valid context for user warning when user logging in through ssh.
    For eg:
user@test's password:
Unable to get valid context for user
Last login: Fri Oct  2 14:10:35 2015 from x.x.x.x
  • Below logs can be seen in secure logs during the same time.
Sep 24 11:52:38 test sshd[21149]: Accepted publickey for user from x.x.x.x port 48290 ssh2
Sep 24 11:52:38 test sshd[21149]: pam_selinux(sshd:session): Security context unconfined_u:system_r:oddjob_mkhomedir_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 is not allowed for unconfined_u:system_r:oddjob_mkhomedir_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
Sep 24 11:52:38 test sshd[21149]: pam_selinux(sshd:session): Unable to get valid context for user

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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