[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

RE: are there any newbie guides to PAM administration?



I've looked at both of those.

The author of the pam_radius plugin has not be helpful

Dan.

> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 18:04:09 +0000
> From: fajwilson gmail com
> To: pam-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: are there any newbie guides to PAM administration?
>
> The PAM guides can be found here:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/Linux-PAM-html/
>
> and downloadable guides are here:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/pre/doc/
>
> They are not specific newbie guides, but they are
> more complete. They are most useful for getting your head around
> how plugins get composed together.
>
> If the RADUIS plugin (or plugins) are not part of the core set, your
> best bet is to
> search for the webpage of the person who developed those plugins.
>
> Frank
>
> On 11/12/2007, Dan Gahlinger <dgahling hotmail com> wrote:
> >
> > I've googled as much as I can, read what I can find,
> > even read snippets of Oreilly books that have some information covering PAM,
> >
> > but so far, I have yet to find any really good documentation on where a
> > sysadmin can start understanding PAM.
> >
> > The basics are all there, but I can't find anything on adding or changing
> > authentication methods.
> >
> > Like say you want to add Radius authentication to the system, so local users
> > can login via radius.
> > just as an example.
> >
> > there is no documentation on how to do this, and radius docs don't help
> > much.
> >
> > there are some examples from an old version of RedHat about changing the
> > /etc/pam.conf but that is obsolete.
> >
> > None of the examples work, putting the appropriate configurations in
> > /etc/pam.d/login or sshd etc
> >
> > either does nothing, or locks me out.
> >
> > the examples seem to be in a different format than pam now accepts.
> >
> > are there any really good resources, or why hasn't there been a PAM book by
> > OReilly ?
> >
> > Dan.
> >
> > ________________________________
> > Books, DVD's, gadgets, music and more. Shop online with Sympatico / MSN
> > Shopping today!
> > _______________________________________________
> > Pam-list mailing list
> > Pam-list redhat com
> > https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/pam-list
> >
>
> _______________________________________________
> Pam-list mailing list
> Pam-list redhat com
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/pam-list


Your chance to win great prizes with Telus and Windows Live Messenger for Mobile. Click here for more information!

[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]