PAM sessions and conversation functions

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Tue Oct 14 12:53:56 EST 2003

Darren J Moffat wrote:
> There is no Sun supplied PAM module (bundled or unbundled) that ever tries
> to do a password change in pam_sm_open_session or pam_sm_close_session; and
> there never has been.

Interesting.  I no longer have access to the machine where I saw that
behaviour so I can't check its config.  I'll mark it up to something odd
on that machine.  Thanks.

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