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Re: Q - what acct does PAM use?



Try the command /usr/bin/id .

The module runs with the identity of the application that loads it.

Incidentally, system() is actually a dangerous function to use in
security sensitive programs, you should look into using fork() and the
exec() family of calls.

Cheers

Andrew

Leo Wierzbowski wrote:
[Charset iso-8859-1 unsupported, filtering to ASCII...]
> Hello,
> 
> When PAM is doing authentication, which acct/permissions does the PAM
> auth module use/have?
> 
> Sincerely,
> Leo Wierzbowski
> who is still trying to system("/usr/sbin/useradd test") in his PAM
> auth module
> 
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