Bug 717118 - Please update documentation to refer to /etc/login.defs to define a 'system' account
Summary: Please update documentation to refer to /etc/login.defs to define a 'system' ...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pam   
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Version: rawhide
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Assignee: Tomas Mraz
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Reported: 2011-06-28 04:31 UTC by Miloslav Trmač
Modified: 2011-06-28 06:31 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-28 06:31:41 UTC
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Description Miloslav Trmač 2011-06-28 04:31:37 UTC
Documentation in modules/pam_succeed_if/* assumes that user accounts start at ID
500; please update it to refer to /etc/login.defs [UG]ID_MIN, we plan to change the boundary.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
pam-1.1.3-10.fc16

Comment 1 Tomas Mraz 2011-06-28 06:31:41 UTC
Frankly, I do not see any mention of system accounts in the pam_succeed_if documentation. The number 500 is there just as an arbitrary number. As pam_succeed_if does not read login.defs and I do not plan to make it to do so it does not make sense to mention it in the pam_succeed_if documentation.


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