Subject: Re: PAM
To: Onno van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris Humphries <email@example.com>
Date: 08/28/2002 08:05:02
why change anything? is it broken? as far as i know, it is still
working fine. is it not? then why change it and introduce new bugs
when what we have is working fine. sure there is other stuff that
_isnt_ working or working kinda-sorta-not-really-sometimes that
could use all this attention.
am i wrong? what am i missing?
Onno van der Linden writes:
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 04:26:56PM +1200, Oleg Polyanski wrote:
> > Rick Kelly <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > HPUX and Tru64 probably follow the Sun API. I don't know what
> > > AIX, SCO OpenServer, and Unixware are providing.
> > AIX provides PAM API which is Sun compatible. I think the same
> > applies to HP-UX - a check of their doccos is needed, though.
> Tru64 uses SIA (Security Integration Architecture). Maybe someone
> should look into this as another candidate next to PAM and BSD Auth.
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