"Jesse Kempf" wrote:
> Ok,
> So when a client authenticates to sshd (the server is running OpenSSH
> 4.3 on OpenBSD 3.8), I'm noticing that two messages get stuck in my logs
> that differ only by pid.
> For example:
>
> Jun 4 13:59:56 somehost sshd[18613]: Accepted publickey for someuser
> from 192.168.4.142 port 33295 ssh2
> Jun 4 13:59:56 somehost sshd[10742]: Accepted publickey for someuser
> from 192.168.4.142 port 33295 ssh2
>
> They're otherwise identical, and ipso facto redundant. I know I could
> work around these redundant messages, but is it possible to suppress
> their output?


This problem is already reported at
http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1011
Recently a patch was committed to OpenSSH by Darren Tucker to stop this
duplicate logging.

Its worth to test the latest snapshots.

regards,
Visolve Security Consulting Group.