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Warning - ttymon cannot allocate controlling tty on /dev/console (Doc ID 1005780.1)

Last updated on JULY 01, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

Logins on the console or a terminal fail and ttymon prints the following message:

Warning -- ttymon cannot allocate controlling tty on /dev/console

 Subsequent login attempts at the console result in "login incorrect". Rebooting might or might not solve the problem.

Cause

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