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Re: PAM_USER or PAM_RUSER??



On Tue, Aug 08, 2000 at 11:33:13PM +0200, Max Liccardo wrote:
> just a dubt:
> Should a pam module authenticate PAM_RUSER or PAM_USER?? a lot of
> applications don't set PAM_RUSER, on the other side I think that at
> least should be PAM_RUSER=PAM_USER....

Always PAM_USER.  PAM_RUSER is used for .rhost-style authentication (and
perhaps a few other network-only applications).  If you're doing this
for auth, you might be even better off using pam_get_user().

Nalin





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