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Re: Apache PAM Auth module



Quoting Les Mikesell <les futuresource com>:

> Kenneth Geisshirt wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > As far as I can see, the Apache PAM Auth module does not have a
> > maintainer. I have a plan to take over as maintainer. Before doing so, I
> > would like to ask the Linux PAM list if any of you see yourself as
> > maintainer (I don't want to do a hostile take over).
>
> I'm not a maintainer, but I'm happy to see someone taking this.
>
> > The reason for my interest is that I (and a group of friends) have a
> > subversion repositories with HTTP access. It seems like a good idea to
> > use PAM as part of the .htaccess file.
>
> Yes, it is very handy to be able to have web logins work the same as the
> rest of the system authentication, especially if you have 2 or more
> mechanisms, like local passwords and a windows domain.  And if you use
> account    required     pam_permit.so
> for httpd, you can access web services whether you have a local account
> or not as long as the authentication passes.  I've always been surprised
> that it wasn't set up by default on systems that are otherwise PAM oriented.

I don't know how feasible it is, but if it is possible could a service name be
considered as a directive option so you could have multiple pam configurations
for different/multiple uses of the module?


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