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Re: Creating a user account on the fly for XDM login

Please take a look to a message from Chris Jaeger
at Tue, 12 Jun 2001 10:40:56 -0700, titled "Re: PAM
and the pwd.h interface", on this list.  In short:
it is a bug in xdm.

Thiago Cangussu wrote:
> I have modified the pam_ncp_auth module so that it
> authenticates Novell Netware users creating local
> accounts "on the fly". It works fine on the console,
> but XDM seems to call a PAM-unix2 module that blocks
> the authentication process, since the user does not
> exist on passwd. This are the entries in
> /etc/pam.d/xdm:
> auth     sufficient   /lib/security/pam_unix.so nullok
> auth     required     /lib/security/pam_ncp_auth.so
> account  required     /lib/security/pam_unix.so
> password required     /lib/security/pam_unix.so
> session  required     /lib/security/pam_unix.so
> debug
> What can I do to overpass this PAM-unix2 module(since
> it is not in my conf file)?
> Thanks,
> Thiago Cangussu
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