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Re: non interactive verification with PAM?



There exist several examples for doing non-interactive verfication..

look at the latest xlock code for example.

Also,

there exists already a patch for apache to authenticate via pam.

Tom

On Nov 4,  9:37am, William M. Perry wrote:
> Subject: Re: non interactive verification with PAM?
> "Andrew G. Hammond" <drew@cgowave-18-252.cgocable.net> writes:
>
> > is it possible to have non-interactive verification with Linux PAM?  i
> > want to write a module for apache (the web server) to do authentication
> > via PAM (would be a PAM application).  what i need is something i can
> > pass a userid and a password (unencrypted) to that will say "yes, this
> > user checks out" or "no they're bogus".   how do i go about doing this
> > please?  i've already configured what i believe to be the appropriate
> > auth line (auth required pam_unix_auth.so use_first_pass) in
> > /etc/pam.d/apache_auth_pam
>
>   This would be very handy, but I don't think you can do it very easily
> right now.  You could _probably_ do it with a custom conversation
> function.  I've actually been looking at this as well, but haven't burned a
> _whole_ lot of time yet.
>
> -Bill P.
>
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