[pptp-server] authentication through PAM

Charlie Brady charlieb at e-smith.com
Wed Oct 3 09:06:35 CDT 2001

On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Murali K. Vemuri wrote:

> i am using PPP server 2.4.1 on my LINUX 7.0 kernel 2.2.16.
> as of now, i am able to get through with PAP & CHAP.
> can some one please tell me how i can make my BOX authenticate the users
> through PAM.....?

AFAIK, you cannot authenticate using CHAP and PAM at the same time. In
order to authenticate using PAM, the application needs to have the
cleartext password, which it doesn't have using CHAP.

Charlie Brady                         charlieb at e-smith.com
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