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Re: non interactive verification with PAM?



"Andrew G. Hammond" <drew@cgowave-18-252.cgocable.net> writes:

> is it possible to have non-interactive verification with Linux PAM?  i
> want to write a module for apache (the web server) to do authentication
> via PAM (would be a PAM application).  what i need is something i can
> pass a userid and a password (unencrypted) to that will say "yes, this
> user checks out" or "no they're bogus".   how do i go about doing this
> please?  i've already configured what i believe to be the appropriate
> auth line (auth required pam_unix_auth.so use_first_pass) in
> /etc/pam.d/apache_auth_pam

  This would be very handy, but I don't think you can do it very easily
right now.  You could _probably_ do it with a custom conversation
function.  I've actually been looking at this as well, but haven't burned a 
_whole_ lot of time yet.

-Bill P.



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