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Re: locking/unlocking accounts with pam?



> I complained about this when 5.0 came out, and like you say, we were
> told it would be taken care of.  Now 5.1 is out, still with no way to
> lock a password.
> 
> I made a patch to usermod from shadow-utils that adds lock and unlock
> options.  Look at http://ro.com/~cadams/files/shadow-980403-pwlock.patch
> to get it.
> 
> I hope Red Hat includes this in the next version.

well, /bin/passwd _from_ shadow utils can lock and unlock accounts,
but it isn't installed by default and if you install it (Obsolete: passwd)
you loose the pammified passwd

perhaps the case is to "pammify" the /bin/passwd from shadow-utils ;>

!3runo



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