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PAM keeps users from sticking

By Mark W. Kaelin Editor ·
The Nov. 14 Software Development TechMail, "PAM keeps users from sticking," discussed the Pluggable Authentication Module (PAM). Authentication is an important part of any operating system's security, including Linux. PAM allows an application to authenticate a user or process using a variety of underlying methods, all transparent to the application. Is that capability important to you?

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