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Bug 71040 - Please add 'pam-access.so' to /etc/pam.d/system-auth
Please add 'pam-access.so' to /etc/pam.d/system-auth
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: authconfig (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-07 23:43 EDT by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Description Enrico Scholz 2002-08-07 23:43:55 EDT
Description of Problem:

Please add a line like

| account     required      /lib/security/pam_access.so

to /etc/pam.d/system-auth. Often, pam_access is the only way to restrict usage
of services (e.g. to prevent some users to login at a nss_ldap enabled system).

I could add it manually to each file in /etc/pam.d, but this is a little bit
impractically and error prone. Because authconfig will remove it from
'system-auth' it is nearly impossible for a user to enable it. 

Therefore, 'authconfig' should add it automatically.

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Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2005-09-08 09:46:06 EDT
I will consider this.
Comment 2 Tomas Mraz 2006-05-03 04:12:32 EDT
You can point the /etc/pam.d/system-auth symlink to /etc/pam.d/system-auth-local
and make it contain:
auth            include         system-auth-ac
account         include         system-auth-ac
password        include         system-auth-ac
session         include         system-auth-ac

Then you can modify this file to call pam_access.

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