[Mageia-dev] Installer setting sshd UsePAM to no

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue May 15 19:36:42 CEST 2012

On 15 May 2012 18:47, nicolas vigier <boklm at mars-attacks.org> wrote:
> As seen in previous thread, it is recommended to have UsePAM set to yes
> in sshd configuration. This is the default value in the config file
> provided by the openssh-server package. However, it seems the
> "authentication" part of the installer or drakauth sets UsePAM to no

Both actually

> when local authentication is selected :
> http://svnweb.mageia.org/soft/drakx/trunk/perl-install/authentication.pm?revision=3714&view=markup#l328
> So most people will have UsePAM set to no.
> I propose that the installer stop changing the UsePAM option, with
> the following patch.
> What do you think ?

AFAIC you can commit it.
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