Subject: Re: PAM
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Rick Kelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/27/2002 20:27:17
Bill Studenmund said:
>This latter reason is why I think PAM is the one we should do first. You
>can build BSD auth on top of PAM much easier than you can do the reverse.
>There are some fundamental things, like AFS tokens, that BSD auth just
As it stands, PAM seems to have a well-defined API on Solaris, but Sun
hasn't done much with it, except providing minimal libraries.
On Linux, God knows...
HPUX and Tru64 probably follow the Sun API. I don't know what AIX, SCO
OpenServer, and Unixware are providing.
Rick Kelly email@example.com www.rmkhome.com