Re: Hoe to get uid,gid through PAM

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Thanks for your reply.
On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@xxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, Aug 17, preet $ wrote:

> Hello,
>       How do I get the user credentials such as uid, eid, and gid defined in
> various authentication mechanisms such as LDAP etc through PAM. Please
> provide some info on that.

You will not. PAM does only authenticate an user for you,
nothing more. What you mean is getpwnam() and similar functions
handled by NSS modules.

Thorsten Kukuk, Project Manager/Release Manager SLES
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