PAM authentication

Damien Miller djm at
Sat Apr 16 00:06:23 EST 2005

On Fri, 15 Apr 2005, [ISO-8859-1] SørenHansen wrote:
> I find it annoying that openssh takes active part in the authentication
> process when using PAM. Namely, SSH doesn't pass the user's password if
> the getpwent for the user returns NULL. 

This has been covered many times on this list before. In short: if you
want nss-like functionality then use nss, not pam.


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