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PAM allows integration of various authentication technologies such as UNIX®, Kerberos, RSA, smart cards and DCE into system entry services such as login, passwd, rlogin, telnet, ftp, and su without changing any of these services. PAM is integrated into the Solaris 2.6 release.

PAM is also available on other flavors of UNIX, especially the CDE vendors.

Solaris PAM Documentation

  • White paper: based on the paper published at the Third ACM Conference on Computer Communications and Security, March 1996 (PDF)

  • Library man pages: PDF

  • Service API man pages: PDF

  • Configuration file man page: PDF

  • Applications man pages: PDF

  • Admin documentation: PDF

Solaris PAM Sample Module

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See also:

Solaris Security white paper PDF
Solaris 10
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