Secure Cooking with Linux, Part 3

    Date28 Aug 2003
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Recipe 4.3, Creating Access Control Lists with PAM. Author's note: PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a flexible infrastructure for controlling authentication on Linux systems. In this recipe, taken from Chapter 4, "Authentication Techniques and Infrastructures," we show you how to . . . Recipe 4.3, Creating Access Control Lists with PAM. Author's note: PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a flexible infrastructure for controlling authentication on Linux systems. In this recipe, taken from Chapter 4, "Authentication Techniques and Infrastructures," we show you how to restrict authentication to a given set of users by creating an access control list.

    Problem

    You would like to apply an access control list (ACL) to an existing service that does not explicitly support ACLs (e.g., telnetd, imapd, etc.).

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