[CentOS] How to configure PAM in Centos 5 64-bit?

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Wed Jul 4 00:07:38 UTC 2007


On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 07:57:40PM -0400, Scott Ehrlich alleged:
> On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Tim Meanor wrote:
> 
> >Just edit system-auth directly.  authconfig is okay for doing some initial 
> >configuration, but once you get beyond that, you'll have to just edit the 
> >files directly.
> 
> Again, the top of the system-auth file has comments saying it is 
> auto-generated and any changes made to it will be overwritten by 
> authconfig, which makes me hesitant to change the file, as the changes may 
> not stick.  It seems your info contradicts the file's own warnings, not 
> saying you are wrong, but trying to find the right answer compared to what 
> the file itself says.

I've been editing that file for years without any problems.

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