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how to enable PAM in different Unix OS (Solaris 10, HPUX 11i, RH Linux v4 and above)

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In AIX, we can enable PAM by modifying the token "auth_type" in file "/etc/security/login.cfg"  to "PAM_AUTH". If this is not done, it uses standard OS authentication "STD_AUTH".

Likewise, how can we enable system to use PAM rather than OS level authentication in

1) Solaris 10 sparc
2) HPUX 11i
3) RH Linux v4 and above

Pls consider this as priority
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Thank you for your reply.

Ok...so does that mean... there is no other authentication module other than PAM, that comes by default with all the 3 OSs (Solaris 10 sparc, HPUX11i, RedHat Linux).

Is there any way to verify that PAM is the current authentication module in these OS's.


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Ok...I have tried all the 3...but of no luck...we need to verify whether PAM is current authentication module...and write a test case for that...

Could you please provide me with the command??

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Thank you all for providing your valuable inputs and helping me in understanding. I appreciate your prompt response.

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