Re: rename user via PAM module?

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On Tue, Jun 14, Riccardo Murri wrote:

> Hello,
> Is there a PAM module to remap the username according to some simple
> configuration file?  I'm thinking of reading a simple plaintext file:
>   string1: string2
> and would set PAM_USER to "string2" if it was "string1".  My reading
> of the PAM module interface docs are that this case is supported but I
> cannot find any module implementing this.

Yes, this is supported by the interface. In the old
tracker you should be able to find a patch for a very old implementation,
but that never made it into Linux-PAM because of lack of interest.


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