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Re: use_first_pass and use_authtok . . .



    Andrew> The reason for this option is that it is convenient when
    Andrew> you use a password strength checking module like
    Andrew> pam_cracklib.

OK ... thanks.

    >> Notably, use_authtok doesn't seem to be documented in the Red
    >> Hat PAM system administrator's guide, except in module's that
    >> use it, though

    Andrew> Could you give me a pointer to this document?  I was not
    Andrew> aware that Red Hat had written one.  Thanks.

Woops ... sorry, it isn't theirs; it's the one you wrote.  ;-)

    >> Are stackable passwd modules expected to implement both these
    >> options?

    Andrew> No.  The only requirements for standard options are set
    Andrew> forth in the original SunSoft RFC:

    Andrew>   http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/rfc86.0.txt.gz

    Andrew> These requirements are rewritten here:

    Andrew>
    Andrew> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/Linux-PAM-html/pam-4.html#ss4.3

Cool.  Thanks,

jrl.



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