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Take iSight snapshots during invalid login attempts
Authored by: teja on Jul 10, '07 08:59:30AM

(This is my first post on macosx hints!)

I am presently running OS X 10.4.10. I can successfully run isightcapture without sudo and I changed permissions of /var/log/authfail as suggested earlier in the thread. Inspite of all these changes, I still wont get any pictures in the /var/log/authfail folder. When I checked the log file, I found

Tue Jul 10 19:32:41 2007 authsightd[33] CAPTURE ON [Time 2007.07.10 14:02:41 UTC] [Facility authpriv] [Sender] [PID -1] [Message authinternal failed to authenticate user ravitejasukhavasi.] [Level 3] [UID -2] [GID -2] [Host RaviTeja]
Tue Jul 10 19:32:41 2007 authsightd[33] /var/log/authfail/ravitejasukhavasi_7_10_2007_19_32_41.jpg

and when I manually started the daemon from terminal and simulated an incorrect login (by switching users), I got

FATAL: setting data channel failed - cam busy/not connected ?

I loved the idea behind authsight and will be grateful if someone can help me get this working on my m/c too!

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