SUMMARY: pam with 2.5.1

Brian Lalor (
Tue, 17 Feb 1998 11:37:44 -0500 (EST)

Thbbbpppt. That's the more-or-less official word on pam under Solaris
2.5.1. As Casper put it:
It exists in a pretty embryonic stage...

My real goal was to ease system-wide environment variable settings by
using something similar to the pam_env module that comes with RedHat Linux
5.0. That module allows you to set things on a level higher than the
shell, so it is "shell independent" (ie. if you set something there it'll
be inherited by either a C shell or a Bourne-type shell). In the case of
my workstation, I can set the DISPLAY variable automatically. As it
stands now, the SysAdmin must maintain separate /etc/profile /etc/.login
and dtprofile configs.

Thanks to:
Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM>


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