md5 crypt and ncsa_auth

Brett Worth brettw at
Wed Feb 26 18:55:44 EST 2003

On Wed, 26 Feb 2003, Joel Pearson wrote:

> Now on the 2nd  part of the question, how hard would it be to change the
> attached code ncsa_auth.c to support md5 crypt as opposed to just crypt?

Are you trying to get squid to do shadow password authentication?
If so then you probably want pam_auth.

Take a look at:

There you'll find detailed instructions on how to set it up.

I just checked it and it does work on RH8.0.  The suid u+s on
/usr/lib/squid/pam_auth is required unfortunately.


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