system-auth – Common configuration file for PAMified services
The purpose of these configuration files are to provide a common
interface for all applications and service daemons calling into
the PAM library.
configuration file is included from nearly all individual service configuration
files with the help of the
configuration files are for applications which handle authentication from
different types of devices via simultaneously running individual conversations
instead of one aggregate conversation.
There should be no
modules in the
file because individual services may add session modules after
file. Execution of these modules would be skipped if there were sufficient
Conversely there should not be any modules after
directive in the individual service files in
sections otherwise they could be bypassed.