Configuring the Grid Control Agent for PAM and LDAP on Linux 64 bit OS fails with the error "PAM failed with error: libpam.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory" (Doc ID 1309827.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 11.1.0.1 to 11.1.0.1 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This article is intended for Grid Control Administration through Grid Control 11G on Linux 64 bit operating systems.
Checked for relevance on 18-Jul-2013

Symptoms

When entering the Host Credentials in the Grid Console for monitoring targets/scheduling jobs etc on a Linux 64 bit machines it fails with following error

"ERROR: Invalid username and/or password LOG: Local Authentication Failed...Attempt PAM authentication...PAM failed with error: libpam.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

Cause

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