Amcheck cannot login as the amanda user

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Problem

Amcheck reports that it cannot login as amanda user

Solution

  • Check if the amanda user default shell is valid and the shell is present in /etc/shells. Some installation packages create amanda user with default shell as "/bin/false". Amanda expects valid shell for amanda user.
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