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Re: PPPD pammified?



David Summers writes:
>I am using the PPPD that came with RedHat 4.2 and shadow passwords with no
>problems.  As far as I know I didn't have to do anything special.  The 
>only thing I did to PPPD was make it setuid root so that my users could
>run it without special permissions....

The C library contains automatic shadow support for *reading* only for
applications that are running as root, which is why it works for you.
That version of pppd has no PAM suport, or indeed any other shadow
support that I am aware of, beyond the standard libc behavior.

michaelkjohnson

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