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Re: mod_auth_pam and apache

From: Les Mikesell (lesfuturesource.com)
Date: Tue Apr 05 2005 - 15:46:06 CDT

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 12:12, Saifa Saifa wrote:

> I am trying to allow system users (/etc/shadow) to
> access certain directories of apache using PAM.
> mod_auth_pam is properly installed. I changed the
> group of /etc/shadow to shadow-users and correctly
> entered "Group shadow-users" in httpd.conf. Apache is
> starting properly. When I am accessing
> http://localhost/restricted, browser is prompting to
> enter login and password, but not accepting any login
> or passwd for any user.

> I changed group of /etc/shadow with the following cmd
> chgrp shadow-users /etc/shadow

Did you also make the file group-readable with:
chmod g+r /etc/shadow
or an equivalent?

  Les Mikesell

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