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Re: user auth questions



>>account    required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so
>>password   required     /lib/security/pam_cracklib.so
>>password   required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok use_authtok
>>session    required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so
>>
>>And this says to use pwdb to find the user, check the passwd with cracklib,
>>then see if there is a shadow entry, and if not, use the passwd from pwdb?
> 
> The first field (account, password, session, auth) have special meanings.
> You have to understand them before you can interpret the stack.

Ok, thanks.   The 5.0 users guide has like two pages of information on PAM. 
The 5.0 guide doesn't explain the first column...  The SysAdmin guide and
/usr/doc should be a good start..

Thanks,
Dave



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