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Re: PAM, S/key, Solaris, and password expiration

On Tue, 2002-08-13 at 19:20, md wrote:
> Hello david:
> You are not wasting anybody's time.
> The fact that I sit in front of a computer takes all the blame
> for that.
> But on serious side, since you seem to heavilly involved in this PAM
> stuff,
> maybe you would know the answer to a simple question.
> How would you write /etc/pam.conf so that it forces a password at login
> and that password is NOT MD5 encoded in /etc/shadow but stored as plain
> text in /etc/passwd.
> I have created a ramdisk version of linux and wanted to put a very
> minimal PAM operation
> in place instead of pam_permit.so for all my authentication.

There's a pam_pwdb (or something like that - password database) module.
I'd suggest looking into that.

Jenn V.
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        	you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.

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