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EMS log reports event security.invalid.login for locked vsadmin

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • ONTAPI
  • SnapDrive

Issue

  • Getting notifications about login attempts from external system
    ALERT in  EMS.LOG.GZ :security.invalid.login: Failed to authenticate login attempt to Vserver: svm_data, username: vsadmin, application: ontapi
     
    In CLI:
    Cluster-01::> event log show -message-name security.invalid.login
    
    Time                Node             Severity      Event
    ------------------- ---------------- ------------- ---------------------------
    3/22/2021 08:00:07  Cluster-01         ALERT      security.invalid.login: Failed to authenticate login attempt to Vserver: svm_data, username: vsadmin, application: ontapi.
    
  • Identify IP address and user for failed login attempt with security audit log show
    Cluter-01::> security audit log show -timestamp "3/22/2021 08:00:07"
    Time                      Node         Audit Message
    ------------------------  -----------  -----------------------
    Mon Mar 22 08:00:07 2021  Cluster-01   [kern_audit:info:2345] 8503e800002b7bbe :: Cluster-01:ontapi :: 10.10.10.1:10101 :: svm_data:vsadmin :: Login Attempt :: Error: Error: Account currently locked. Contact the storage administrator to unlock it.
    
    Mon Mar 22 08:00:07 2021  Cluster-01   [kern_audit:info:2345] 8503e800002b7bbe :: Cluster-01:ontapi :: 10.10.10.1:10101 :: svm_data:vsadmin :: Login Attempt :: Error: Authentication failed.
    
    Mon Mar 22 08:00:07 2021  Cluster-01   [kern_audit:info:8617] 8503e800002b7bbe :: Cluster-01:ontapi :: 10.10.10.1:10101 :: svm_data:vsadmin :: POST /servlets/netapp.servlets.admin.XMLrequest_filer HTTP/1.1 :: Error: 401 Unauthorized
    3 entries were displayed.
    
  • IP identified as a Snapdrive using the vsadmin user
 

 

 

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