Subject: Re: pam and nullok
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/17/2005 13:03:23
In article <>,
Rui Paulo  <> wrote:
>On 2005.08.26 09:51:50 +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
>| 	Trying to upgrade a system to NetBSD-3_BETA and hitting a pam
>| 	problem. It has one account to which access should be permitted
>| 	without a password. I've tried adding nullok to pam.d/system
>| 	but it still seems to reject login via both telnet and ssh.
>| 	Anyone have any idea what I'm missing?
>Hmm, no. But it is impossible to login without setting a root
>password, i.e., using the passwd and master.passwd files from the
>sets. I think PAM shouldn't be so restrict.

Please file a PR so we don't forget.