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Re: null password account NEEDED!



To be clear... That the second field (delimited by ":") are "x" and
"" in /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.  

If this isn't it, please send us your complete /etc/pam.d/login and
bbs lines for /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.

kenneth

On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, kenneth topp wrote:
> 
> can you verify that the entry in /etc/passwd has "x" for the second
> field, and in /etc/shadow has nothing?
> 
> As root:
> 
> cat /etc/shadow /etc/passwd | awk -F: ' /^bbs:/ { print "["$2"]" }'  
> 
> should return:
> 
> []
> [x]
> 
> 
> don't rush editing those files... (make a backup) ;)
> 
> kenneth
> 
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, FCO Enr. wrote:
> 
> > greetings!
> > 
> > 	I am so glad to have gotten such quick feedback! Although
> > by default PAM is installed in the Redhat 6.1 dist and all the options
> > you quoted below were set properly. The problem is, that still
> > doesn't enable a user to log on without a password!
> > 
> > 	I am hoping someone has tried this before and can vouch
> > for the fact that by default PAM I guess was designed NOT to let
> > stuff like that happen. The problem is I need to make it happen,
> > and quick too!
> > 
> > 	I appreciate your help very much!
> > 
> > 	Andy
> > 	fco@total.net
> > 
> > >> 	I absolutely need to find a way to either make pam
> > >> let users of the bbs account in without a password or a way
> > >> to remove pam from my machine without messing up all the
> > >> modules it seems to be attached to.
> > >
> > >on any pam versio i have seen since, there is a "nullok" option for
> > >pam_pwdb.so
> > >
> > >on my RH6.1 system there IS a nullok option for login too
> > >
> > >[root@localhost pam.d]# cat login
> > >#%PAM-1.0
> > >auth       required     /lib/security/pam_securetty.so
> > >auth       required     /lib/security/pam_pwdb.so shadow nullok
> > >auth       required     /lib/security/pam_nologin.so
> > 
> > 
> 
> 



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