pam_access fails with hostname while works fine with IP address on RHEL 7.7 and RHEL 7.6

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Issue

pam_access which refers /etc/security/access.conf for access management does not work with hostname while it works fine when IP address is used.

+ : testuser : myrhel7.gsslab.pnq.com      <------- Does not work
+ : testuser : 10.74.253.72      <------- Works fine

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7
  • sshd
  • pam

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