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Old 10-27-2003, 08:05 AM   #1
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Post PAM set a no user login policy

Hi All,

I am trying to have a default user name when I login in. I would like PAM (or whatever does the job) to translate a blank loggin into "foo", and then prompt for a password.

And is there a way of limiting this to only some services (say to sshd and xdm), for instance by adding some lines only in the relative files in the pam.d ?

Thanks for your help,

Old 10-27-2003, 02:39 PM   #2
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why do you want a blank login to be translated to anything at all? because of lazyness?
Old 10-28-2003, 06:37 AM   #3
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Well actually it's not only lazyness, it is because I am trying to replace kdm with xdm (I think it is better for security), and I have to do this without removing several possibilities offered by kdm.



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