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Re: How do I set the user's shell?

From: Florian Verdet (florian.verdetunifr.ch)
Date: Sun Jun 22 2003 - 19:45:15 CDT

Read the archieves before you post to a list !!
We discussed this a few days/weeks ago...

(use nss_mysql instead of pam_mysql - or in combination)
\|joerelia.net ha scrit als Sun, 22 Jun 2003 18:37:19 -0600 (MDT):
 |I am trying to implement a system that doesn't require an /etc/passwd,
 |plus Winblows systems can authenticate against the system. The
 |authentication mechanism uses pam_mysql, which is fine and dandy, but
 |falls back to the /etc/passwd file for things like uid,gid,shell and
 |Now, I want the option of putting that information in a database, and
 |working off the database. Is there a method that I would use to set the
 |home directory/shell? I can probably get away with setuid and setgid
 |the ID's, but am unfamiliar with the other methods (especially since all
 |the examples I find say "the list says I shouldn't do this" and don't
 |provide an example, and the actual developers guide says absolutely
 |nothing about it either).

blers salüds,
Florian Verdet _goto
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