newbie vserver/auth question.

Japie japie at deserver.nl
Mon Mar 28 20:29:08 PST 2005


On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 22:29:40 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:

> Yes, it's OK to use pseudo-user accounts.  No, it is not always
> sufficient to do just that, other restrictions such as chroot jails
> may be appropriate.

I understand that, only some daemons aren't that easy to set up in jails
like apache, samba and pop/imap daemons. (logical, they need to access
users home dirs)
The most troubling is samba wich runs as root.

But how about the auth system, does pam add an extra security level or
will it only add an extra "burden" for the admin?
-- 
Groetjes Japie




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