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Re: Authentication-related information

Perhaps this is what you are looking for?




Kris Deugau wrote:
> Mike Gerdts wrote:
> > #include <pwd.h>
> > struct passwd *user;
> [and so on with getpwuid(), etc]
> I'm well aware of this mechanism... but it's exactly the non-portable
> solution I wanted to avoid.  The software in question (currently) is a
> POP3 server that supports separate authentication mechanisms for
> multiple domains hosted on a single physical/logical server.
> Eventually, all username/UID/password/whatever information will be
> stored in a Postgres database- and only in that database.  Only a few
> accounts will be regular system accounts with entries in /etc/passwd.
> What I'm looking for is a system like (or as a part of?) PAM that will
> provide this information from (for example) a database.
> -kgd
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