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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for pam_radius (netbsd section 8)

PAM_RADIUS(8)			   BSD System Manager's Manual			    PAM_RADIUS(8)

NAME
     pam_radius -- RADIUS PAM module

SYNOPSIS
     [service-name] module-type control-flag pam_radius [options]

DESCRIPTION
     The RADIUS service module for PAM provides authentication services based upon the RADIUS
     (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) protocol.

     The pam_radius module accepts these optional parameters:

     use_first_pass
		 causes pam_radius to use a previously entered password instead of prompting for
		 a new one.  If no password has been entered then authentication fails.

     try_first_pass
		 causes pam_radius to use a previously entered password, if one is available.  If
		 no password has been entered, pam_radius prompts for one as usual.

     echo_pass	 causes echoing to be left on if pam_radius prompts for a password.

     conf=pathname
		 specifies a non-standard location for the RADIUS client configuration file (nor-
		 mally located in /etc/radius.conf).

     nas_id=identifier
		 specifies a NAS identifier to send instead of the hostname.

     template_user=username
		 specifies a user whose passwd(5) entry will be used as a template to create the
		 session environment if the supplied username does not exist in the local pass-
		 word database.  The user will be authenticated with the supplied username and
		 password, but his credentials to the system will be presented as the ones for
		 username, i.e., his login class, home directory, resource limits, etc. will be
		 set to ones defined for username.

		 If this option is omitted, and there is no username in the system databases
		 equal to the supplied one (as determined by call to getpwnam(3)), the authenti-
		 cation will fail.

     nas_ipaddr[=address]
		 specifies a NAS IP address to be sent.  If option is present, but there is no
		 value provided then IP address corresponding to the current hostname will be
		 used.

FILES
     /etc/radius.conf  The standard RADIUS client configuration file for pam_radius

SEE ALSO
     passwd(5), radius.conf(5), pam(8)

HISTORY
     The pam_radius module first appeared in FreeBSD 3.1.  The pam_radius manual page first
     appeared in FreeBSD 3.3.

AUTHORS
     The pam_radius manual page was written by Andrzej Bialecki <abial@FreeBSD.org>.

     The pam_radius module was written by John D. Polstra <jdp@FreeBSD.org>.

BSD					 October 28, 2002				      BSD


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