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Re: How to get ipaddress



On Fri, 2002-05-24 at 17:12, Yokota Sakuko wrote:
> Hello there.
> I am not good at English, but I hope you will understand me.
> 
> Now I am struggling to write a pam module.
> I would like to get ipaddress of a user trying to access a server
> which uses pam.
> 
> The function pam-get-rhost used in pam-rhost module doesn't work.
> (My mailer can't write an underline...)
> 
> pam-get-item(pamh, PAM-RHOST, (void *)&buffer) doesn't work well.
> I don't know how to use this function enough.
> 
> How should I do to get ipaddress of a user in pam modules?

PAM has no way (that I know of) of providing you with the IP address of
the user, though you can use pam_get_item to get the rhost or the tty.

>From the rhost or the tty, you can use whatever tools are available in
your language to get the IP address. 




Jenn V.
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