Bug 179584 - Document common config files + release note
Document common config files + release note
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
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Blocks: FC5Target fc5-relnotes-traqr
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Reported: 2006-02-01 10:45 EST by Tomas Mraz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-06 12:07:02 EST
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Description Tomas Mraz 2006-02-01 10:45:50 EST
Add man pages for:
system-auth
system-auth-ac (to authconfig)
config-util
Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2006-02-06 12:07:02 EST
The man pages were added to their respective packages.

*docs*
System-config-authentication and its command line counterpart authconfig
improvements:

1. Configuration files of individual services for which no changes were applied
are not overwritten.

2. Authconfig doesn't change /etc/pam.d/system-auth directly but links it to
system-auth-ac. See also system-auth-ac(5).

3. There is a new configuration option which enables authentication of system
accounts (uid < 500) by network services as LDAP or Kerberos. This was enabled
by default in previous releases of Fedora Core. Now it is disabled by default.

PAM configuration improvements:
There is a new common configuration file for system configuration utilities
which are run through the userhelper wrapper. See config-util(5) and
system-auth(5) manual pages.

Comment 2 Karsten Wade 2006-02-06 12:31:59 EST
Thanks for the pointer ( and the usage of *docs* in your check-in.)

Is this hitting FC5 test3?  FC5 release?

Comment 3 Tomas Mraz 2006-02-06 12:42:42 EST
It will be already in FC5 test3.
Comment 4 Karsten Wade 2006-02-14 20:04:32 EST
Adding as blocker for FC5 relnotes inclusion.

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