r6471 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome postlfs/security

dj at linuxfromscratch.org dj at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Jan 26 21:08:50 PST 2007


Author: dj
Date: 2007-01-26 22:08:50 -0700 (Fri, 26 Jan 2007)
New Revision: 6471

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/shadow.xml
Log:
Added /etc/pam.d directory to shadow instructions

Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-01-27 02:18:09 UTC (rev 6470)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2007-01-27 05:08:50 UTC (rev 6471)
@@ -45,6 +45,10 @@
       <para>January 26th, 2007</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dj] - Modified Linux-PAM configuration in the Shadow
+          instructions.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[dj] - Updated to vsftpd-2.0.5.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>

Modified: trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/shadow.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/shadow.xml	2007-01-27 02:18:09 UTC (rev 6470)
+++ trunk/BOOK/postlfs/security/shadow.xml	2007-01-27 05:08:50 UTC (rev 6471)
@@ -190,7 +190,7 @@
     <title>Configuring Linux-PAM to Work with Shadow</title>
 
     <note>
-      <para>The rest of the page is devoted to configuring
+      <para>The rest of this page is devoted to configuring
       <application>Shadow</application> to work properly with
       <application>Linux-PAM</application>. If you do not have
       <application>Linux-PAM</application> installed, and you reinstalled
@@ -301,12 +301,29 @@
       <sect4>
         <title>Configuring the /etc/pam.d/ Files</title>
 
-        <para>Add the following <application>Linux-PAM</application> configuration
-        files to <filename class="directory">/etc/pam.d/</filename> (or add them
-        to <filename>/etc/pam.conf</filename> with the additional field for
-        the program). Issue the commands as the
-        <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
+        <para>As mentioned previously, in the 
+        <application>Linux-PAM</application> instructions, 
+        <application>Linux-PAM</application> has two supported methods for 
+        configuration.  The commands below assume that you've chosen to use 
+        a directory based configuration, where each program has it's own 
+        configuration file.  You can optionally use a single
+        <filename>/etc/pam.conf</filename> confgiuration file by using the 
+        text from the files below, and supplying the program name as an 
+        additional first field for each line.</para>
 
+        <para>As the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user,
+        create the <filename class="directory">/etc/pam.d</filename>
+        directory with the following command:</para>
+
+        <screen role="root"><userinput>install -d -m644 /etc/pam.d</userinput></screen>
+
+        <para>While still the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> 
+        user, add the following <application>Linux-PAM</application> 
+        configuration files to the
+        <filename class="directory">/etc/pam.d/</filename> directory (or 
+        add the contents to the <filename>/etc/pam.conf</filename> file) with 
+        the following commands:</para>
+
       </sect4>
 
       <sect4>




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