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Re: Linux-PAM-0.57preC

On 5 Mar 1997, Martin Pool wrote:

> > The issue is that an /etc/nologin message may contain downtime
> > information that the correctly paranoid system administrator doesn't
> > want the random person off the street to see.
> > 
> > What would it take to make the behaviour admin-selectable in the config
> > file?  (I suppose I should answer that for myself, in my copious free
> > time.  ;-) )
> Unless I'm mistaken, with these changes the superuser can configure
> this in pam.conf by simply stacking pam_nologin above or below the
> other modules.  Right?

Yes, right. You can chhose to stack pam_nologin above other modules for
rlogin, for example, or below other auth modules for simple login...

PAM is so nice..

		Cristian Gafton
Cristian Gafton                                    gafton@sorosis.ro
Computers & Communications Center              Network Administrator
http://www.sorosis.ro/~gafton                          Iasi, Romania
UNIX is user friendly. It's just selective about who its friends are.

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