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Re: Basic PAM help

On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 15:57, Jefferson Cowart wrote:
> Is there any good starting point for PAM. I am wanting to use PAM so I
> can have most of my programs authenticating against a MySQL database
> which I understand is possible (assuming the program supports PAM, which
> the ones I care about do) by using the MySQL module for PAM. However, so
> far I have been at a loss to find a clear and concise site that explains
> how PAM works. TIA

It's blowing my own horn, but:

I wrote several articles on  PAM for O'Reilly, and they're 
available in that archive of my O'Reilly articles.
Start with 'Introduction to PAM', about 3/4 of the way down the page.

Jenn V.
    "Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture 
        	you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.

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