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Re: SSH w/ Pam?



On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Jim Bourne wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Greg Boehnlein wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Elliot Lee wrote:
> > 
> > > ssh is not going to work with PAM any time soon - more than one person has
> > > tried (don't use any of the ugly hacks floating around). SSH source is
> > > available at ftp://ftp.cs.hut.fi/pub/ssh/
> > 
> > ARGHH!!! SSH is a neccessity here! It used to work without Shadow
> > Passwords under RedHat 4.0 and 4.1. I guess this means that I have to go
> > back to using Non-Shadowed passwords!
> 
> If you recompile ssh, on the machine (or a machine with shadow) the
> configure script will spit out
> 
> Using linux John Haugh shadow passwords and pw_encrypt for password 
> encryption
> 
> ie, it understands shadow passwds 
> 
> furthermore it spits out
> checking for shadow passwords... /etc/shadow
> checking for -lshadow... no
> 
> if you have libshadow.a then just edit the makefile to link against that and
> you're off.

Hmm.. What about the additional security mposed by Cristian's MD5
encryption on the passwords? The length of t6he shadow passwords is much
longer than the standard distribution...

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