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Re: tcsh and shadow passwords

On Thu, Jul 08, 1999 at 07:55:21PM +0100, Luis Francisco Gonzalez wrote:
> Now, this means that auto_lock immediately turns into auto_logout. I am
> puzzled as to what I should do. I don't have much experience with shadow so
> the question is, is it possible to have tcsh read the shadow file without
> it being a security risk?

I think tcsh should be patched to use PAM for authentication. PAM is not that
hard to use and you do not need to take too much care about security, because
PAM will do that for you.

If you need help I would like to help you but my schedule forces me to defer
any action until next week.


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