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Re: Hoe to get uid,gid through PAM



Thanks for your reply.
 
Preet
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk suse de> wrote:
On Wed, Aug 17, preet $ wrote:

> Hello,
>
>       How do I get the user credentials such as uid, eid, and gid defined in
> various authentication mechanisms such as LDAP etc through PAM. Please
> provide some info on that.

You will not. PAM does only authenticate an user for you,
nothing more. What you mean is getpwnam() and similar functions
handled by NSS modules.

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