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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for pam_localuser (redhat section 8)

pam_localuser(8)		  System Administrator's Manual 		 pam_localuser(8)

NAME
       pam_localuser - require users to be listed in /etc/passwd

SYNOPSIS
       account sufficient /lib/security/pam_localuser.so args
       account required /lib/security/pam_wheel.so group=devel

DESCRIPTION
       pam_localuser.so  exists  to help implement site-wide login policies, where they typically
       include a subset of the network's users and a few accounts that are local to a  particular
       workstation.   Using  pam_localuser.so and pam_wheel.so or pam_listfile.so is an effective
       way to restrict access to either local users and/or a subset of the network's users.

       This could also be implemented using pam_listfile.so and a very short awk  script  invoked
       by cron, but it's common enough to have been separated out.

ARGUMENTS
       debug  turns on debugging

       file=FILE
	      uses a file other than /etc/passwd.

FILES
       /etc/passwd

BUGS
       Let's  hope  not,  but  if  you	find  any, please report them via the "Bug Track" link at
       http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/

AUTHOR
       Nalin Dahyabhai <nalin@redhat.com>

Red Hat 				    2000/7/21				 pam_localuser(8)


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