Re: PAM/SSH and KerberosIV?

From: Brian F. Feldman (
Date: 01/31/01

To: Robert Watson <>
From: "Brian F. Feldman" <>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 19:49:01 -0500

Robert Watson <> wrote:
> I notice that as part of the PAM/OpenSSH support, the following lines were
> added to the pam.conf on -STABLE:
> # OpenSSH with PAM support requires similar modules. The session one is
> # a bit strange, though...
> sshd auth sufficient
> sshd auth required try_first_pass
> sshd session required
> For most sets of entries, there's also a kerberos line (witness login):
> # If the user can authenticate with S/Key, that's sufficient; allow clear
> # password. Try kerberos, then try plain unix password.
> login auth sufficient
> login auth requisite
> #login auth sufficient try_first_pass
> login auth required try_first_pass
> Which gets un-commented for Kerberos sites. Could you comment on whether
> or not a similar looking line is required for use with KerberosIV and
> OpenSSH?

I don't know. I do not have the capacity to test Kerberos without going
through the trouble of setting it up for only myself only on my own
computer, which would be an exercise in utterly profound useless effort.
So, anyone who does it, let me know if it works for you and how.

BTW, you ever test the make-ssh-use-/dev/tty-to-ask-for-OTP patch?

 Brian Fundakowski Feldman           \  FreeBSD: The Power to Serve!  /                    `------------------------------'
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