On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 2:39 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Thomas Kirchtag <tkircht(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > 2009-07-08 21:28:06 CEST LOG: 00000: pam_authenticate failed: Permission
> > denied
> > 2009-07-08 21:28:06 CEST LOCATION: CheckPAMAuth, auth.c:1345
> > This suggests some problems accessing some pam-related file but I cannot
> > imagine which one?
> Yeah, I'd guess the same. Perhaps strace would help determine which
> file is inaccessible.
IIRC, you can only use PAM to authenticate against external services (i.e.
LDAP / A.D. users). I *think* that in order to auth against local accounts,
you need to be have a UID=0, which, PG does not.
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