[SM-Discuss] PAM support
dkowis at shlrm.org
Wed Nov 11 11:41:30 EST 2009
Treeve Jelbert wrote:
> until now, I have avoided PAM, but because I am unable to build certain things
> ( polkit-gnome, devicekit-disks) without PAM support in polkit, I think that I
> shall be obliged to use PAM.
> Apart from compiling linux-pam, and things where PAM support is currently
> disabled, is there anything else I need to do?
> I don't want to lock myself out of the system.
sshd doesn't use pam unless you set UsePam Yes in the
So you should be able to get in via ssh until you've gotten everything
IIRC the default pam install may or may not allow root logins on the
console, so besure to have a normal user login available. /etc/securetty
is the magic file that defines securettys. For the most part, pam just
works. There's lots of documentations to read as to how it works and how
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