Why do I see "sshd[XXX]: pam_keyinit(sshd:session): Unable to change UID to xxx temporarily"?

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Issue

  • Why do I see "sshd[XXX]: pam_keyinit(sshd:session): Unable to change UID to xxx temporarily"?
/var/log/secure
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sshd[12201]: Accepted password for user1 from 192.168.122.1 port 44079 ssh2
sshd[12201]: pam_keyinit(sshd:session): Unable to change UID to 501 temporarily
sshd[12201]: pam_keyinit(sshd:session): Unable to change UID to 501 temporarily
sshd[12201]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user user1 by (uid=0)

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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