More articles from the category: Pluggable Authentication Modules


Linux Security: PAM an Introduction

Linux Security is greatly enhanced if authentication to the system is well under control. PAM plays a great role in this process. PAM expands to Pluggable Authentication Modules. I promise to explain PAM in as easy manner as I can. Just be ready to read forwards and you are done. Since the blog is tightly focussed on security of unix based system, so I assume the general basic knowledge of unix based operating systems.