pam_setcred() without pam_authenticate()?

Darren J Moffat Darren.Moffat at Sun.COM
Thu Jun 5 10:26:03 EST 2003

On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Frank Cusack wrote:

> What credentials?  PAM doesn't have them (since you didn't call

There are lots of different types of credentials that could be getting
set by a pam_setcred call.

> pam_authenticate()) and you can't prompt for them at this point.

The PAM spec does not create any such restriction. I don't know of any
module that do that put it is allowed

Darren J Moffat

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