How do I combine the use of sasldb and pam?

Gary Mills mills at
Fri Dec 29 08:57:49 EST 2006

On Thu, Dec 28, 2006 at 10:53:48PM -0500, Jim Bacon wrote:
> I want to have users with regular system accounts be authenticated against
> PAM, and have others in something like sasldb2.  The goal of course is to
> not have to create a system account for every mail user.

It's easier to create system accounts for all users, and then use PAM
to determine which users can log in and which can only read e-mail.
Doing it this way also enables sendmail to identify valid users.

-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-

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