SUMMARY: Full PAM in Solaris 2.6?

From: Johnie Stafford (
Date: Tue Feb 18 1997 - 09:16:00 CST

My original post:

 js> I've heard a rumor that Solaris 2.6 is supposed to come with a fully
 js> configurable PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) implementation. Is
 js> this true?

The answer:


Some responses:

>>> On Mon, 17 Feb 1997 18:25:16 -0800, Leif Hedstrom <> said:

 lh> I believe so. The Solaris-2.6 Beta I have installed has what seems to be
 lh> a complete PAM implementation. I haven't played with it yet, but it is
 lh> there.

 lh> From what I've seen this far, Solaris-2.6 is a major improvement over
 lh> previous version. Anyone who's been delaying upgrades from 2.4 to
 lh> 2.5[.1] might as well wait for 2.6, it's that much better!

>>> On Tue, 18 Feb 1997 09:30:26 +0100, Casper Dik <casper@holland.Sun.COM> said:

 cd> I'm not sure what you mean by "fully configurable", but it does come
 cd> with a PAM implementation that reads /etc/pam.conf

Thanks to all who responded.


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