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NewsForge: Hardening the PAM Framework

Sep 27, 2004, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John H. Terpstra, Paul Love, Ronald P. Reck, Tim Scanlon)

"Today we'll check the PAM framework, harden the basic services that we expect to authenticate to, and look at new PAM modules that might make our systems more secure...

"First make sure that /etc/pam.conf doesn't exist unless this is an old system running an older version of PAM.

"Next, make sure that /etc/pam.d exists, and contains PAM configuration files..."

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