How prevent many logins

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Oct 4 19:47:01 GMT 2002

Mike Gerdts wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-10-03 at 08:15, Marcus Grando wrote:
> > But I dont use pam.
> >
> > Any other method?
> It may be tough to do with PAM as well because each time the user
> authenticates to a share the PAM module would increment the number of
> connections.  How many connections should be allowed?  1 for IPC?  1 for
> the home directory?  How about one for a printer?

PAM is per-session, not per-tree.  That is why it is more suitable for
this task.

Users authenticate once to the server, then mount multiple shares on
that connection.

Andrew Bartlett

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