apache authentication via nis

Stephen Adler adler at stephenadler.com
Thu Aug 17 17:05:20 EDT 2006

Thanks Andrew, from what I can tell mod_auth_pam is not an official 
apache module,
but a 3rd party one. am I correct about that? There also seems to be an 
perl one out there
as well. I'm wondering how secure these 3rd party modules are...

Andrew Medico wrote:
> On 8/17/06, Stephen Adler <adler at stephenadler.com> wrote:
>> Guys,
>> I want to setup authorization access to my web server using the username
>> and passwords which are found in the /etc/passwd file. (i.e. if I add a
>> user to my system, then they should be able to access the website using
>> their same username password as they do to log in.)
> Apache's "auth_pam" module can use whatever you have PAM set up to use
> - files, NIS, LDAP, Winbind, whatever.

More information about the Discuss mailing list