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Re: null password, stock rh41



"Steve \"Stevers!\" Coile" writes:
>On Mon, 12 May 1997, Matt wrote:
>>I was running the JFH Shadow package for linux on top of a redhat2 ->
>>redhat3 system.  One of the things I had set up was a null passworded
>>account that would spawn /bin/login when connected to.  This was a
>>hack for terminal server use.  I upgraded to RH4.1 and suddenly, if
>>the account has a null password, you need to hit enter while you didn't
>>have to before.
>
>I believe there is an option to allow null passwords.  See the PAM
>documentation in /usr/doc/pam-* on your system.

No, that option is only available with pam_pwdb.  Our current development
tree uses pam_pwdb, and has that option, but pam_unix_*, the PAM modules
used in Red Hat Linux 4.1, don't have that option.

michaelkjohnson

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