SWAT [was Re: Deleting parameters.]

Mike Gerdts Michael.Gerdts at usa.alcatel.com
Tue Nov 13 06:00:19 GMT 2001

On Mon, 2001-11-12 at 16:49, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > > btw...currently I believe that all the PAM authentication details
> > > are hidden from SWAT.  This means that smbd and swat use the same
> > > /etc/pam.d/samba PAM config file.  Anyone else think swat should have
> > > it's own config file (i.e. /etc/pam.d/swat)?
> >
> > Apart from the upgrade installation pain, I think its a great idea.
> > Not possible with the current code, but I shouldn't be too hard to add
> > in future.  (Both Samba and SWAT call the same plaintext entry point
> > on all this).
> no real pain.  We check for /etc/pam.d/swat first and fallback to
> /etc/pam.d/samba if it does not exist.

AFAIK the PAM specification only specifies the API (including behavior)
and does not specify file locations.  On Solaris, all PAM configuration
is done in one file /etc/pam.conf.  See
http://docs.sun.com/ab2/coll.40.6/REFMAN4/%40Ab2PageView/34940 for


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