Michael.Gerdts at usa.alcatel.com
Wed Jan 30 12:00:26 GMT 2002
On Wed, 2002-01-30 at 13:12, Garry J. Garrett wrote:
> PAM module? Are we knee deep in Linux here? Some Unicies lack
> PAM altogether - Solaris (my background) as PAM, but it's PAM
> is considerably less functional than (and pretty much incompatible
> with) Linux's PAM. If you implement something in PAM, Linux's PAM,
> I have my doubts that it will work on anything but Linux.
Your Solaris comments are quite acurrate for Solaris 2.5.1 and earlier.
I have, however, had relatively little trouble getting Linux-PAM modules
to work on Solaris 2.6 - 9beta and HP-UX 11.00. I think I have had the
ones that I cared about working on HP-UX 10.20 as well, but I forget.
BUT... That does not mean that PAM is portable. As one person on the
list points out from time to time, his platform has no support for PAM,
shared libraries, etc.
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