Error when trying to telnet: No utmpx entry you must exec "login" from the lowest level "shell", connection closed by foreign host. (Doc ID 1009370.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
All Platforms

Symptoms

When trying to telnet to a host, after typing in the username and password, you receive the following error:

"No utmpx entry. no utmpx entry you must exec "login" from the lowest level "shell"
connection closed by foreign host."

Cause

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