Login attempt for nonexistent user on Alpine Linux

Szabolcs Nagy nsz at port70.net
Fri Dec 1 23:01:52 AWST 2017

* Hugo Genesse <hugo.genesse at polymtl.ca> [2017-12-01 04:51:08 +0000]:
> I've been trying to use dropbear (compiled myself statically with
> ./configure; make STATIC=1) on a Alpine Linux Docker container (Linux
> 4.13.12-1-ARCH) with the latest Alpine Docker image (3.6 if I'm not
> mistaken). I run dropbear like this: "./dropbear -R" and can't login with
> proper credentials. With the "-E" switch I get the following:
>  /root/dropbear -R -E
> [59] Dec 01 04:31:32 Running in background
> [60] Dec 01 04:31:36 Child connection from <IP>
> [60] Dec 01 04:31:36 Login attempt for nonexistent user from <IP>

i think you can use -vvv to see more detailed debug messages

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