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Re: Kerberos V and xdm
On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 09:08:38AM -0700, David S. wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 09:32:01AM +0200, GOMBAS Gabor wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 11:12:59AM -0700, David S. wrote:
> > > There's no way to set a different
> > > authentication policy via command line arguments or configuration files,
> > > in the manner of PAM. However, if anyone would like such facilities,
> > > I'm open to suggestions.
> > Since version 3.3.5 xdm includes PAM support. Why not just use it?
> I tried using PAM and 'xdm' together, but I couldn't find a PAM Kerberos
> module that worked with Heimdal. The machine I'm typing this on is a
> NetBSD 1.5.1 box using xdm, MIT Kerberos V, Linux PAM, and a slightly
> modified pam_krb5 module from FreeBSD. It all works together, but it's
> kind of a jerry-rig. I'm also not convinced that PAM is good idea,
> either in general, or in Linux PAM's implementation.
> David S.
Look in Linux-PAM's CVS. there's a PAM_KRB5 there whose devl branch
version works with Heimdal and MIT krb5.
I recommend it.
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