Subject: Re: Login classes
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: None <>
List: tech-misc
Date: 06/14/2000 18:50:24
On Wed, 14 Jun 2000, Peter Seebach wrote:

> BSD Authentication is the BSD/OS authentication system.  Basically, it's
> a login.conf extension that lets you specify authentication methods per
> login class.  You then have programs with names like
> of the relevant docs to someone a while back.  Most of the code involved is
> available and redistributable, but the actual login_foo programs aren't,
> and I think /usr/bin/login and /usr/bin/su aren't either.

Hmmm, I saw those fields in the login.conf man page on FreeBSD but it
didn't explain them. That might be cool.

Soon (couple of months0 I should have a machine tracking -current set
aside for development of such stuff. I'll look into it!

> -s




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