Unable To Login Via Console With "Login incorrect" and Error "login: PAM unable to dlopen(/usr/lib64/security/pam_pkcs11.so)" (Doc ID 2252075.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Cannot login via text console as either the root user or any non-root user and gets "Login incorrect" after entering the username, and does not  prompt for a password, but can ssh and /var/log/secure file shows following messages.

Cause

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