Stephen Adler adler at
Fri Aug 18 11:04:53 EDT 2006

that didn't do it...

I think its something to do with lookup in NIS and the 
/etc/nsswitch.conf file.
I've been doing a little googling of the error message Im getting in the 
messages file and
they all seem to point to misconfigured nsswitche file

Matthew Gillen wrote:
> Stephen Adler wrote:
>> I'm trying to get mod_auth_pam working using NIS and I'm having a bit of
>> a problem.
>> ...
>> Alias /adler /usr/local/www/adler
>> <Directory /usr/local/www/adler>
>>  AuthType Basic
>>  AuthName "secure area"
>> #  require group adler
>>  require user adler
>> </Directory>
> Try adding:
>   AuthPAM_Enabled on
> in your <Directory> directive.
> Matt

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