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Re: Doc-patch: PAM authentication fails for local UNIX users

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dhanaraj M <Dhanaraj(dot)M(at)Sun(dot)COM>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Doc-patch: PAM authentication fails for local UNIX users
Date: 2007-12-19 12:54:25
Message-ID: 20071219125425.GM11226@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 12:41:56PM +0530, Dhanaraj M wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> This is the continuation to the discussion that we had in the hacker's 
> list.
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2007-08/msg00684.php
> 
> 
> Here, I like to add some details in 20.2.6. PAM authentication section.
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.2/interactive/auth-methods.html#AUTH-PAM
> 
> Can someone review and make changes, if required? Thanks.

Eh, those extensions are only valid if you use PAM with a shadow password
file, no? You shouldn't need root if you use say PAM-with-LDAP?

//Magnus


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