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Re: An "orthogonal" way of using libpam



Ivan Popov <pin@math.chalmers.se> wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Dec 2002, Joerg Sommer wrote:
>> Igmar Palsenberg <maillist@jdimedia.nl> wrote:
> One extra hypothetical but handy example:
>    - on a restricted machine run one sshd that listens on all
>      interfaces and uses a restrictive pam setup,
>      run another one that listens on local interface only
>      but allows test accounts to start sessions
> 
> You can do a similar thing by tweaking sshd_config, but as soon as you
> have more than one service you would use in that way (xdm? samba? imap?)
> you may find PAM to be very handy. Even with sshd only, PAM is a way more
> powerful than sshd_config.

Now I understand, what you want. But I think, it isn't a task of pam.
Every application should provide a possibility to set the string passed
to pam as service_name by pam_start().





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