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User Authentication HOWTO

Peter Hernberg

Floris Lambrechts - Language changes, various small fixes (v0.8).

2000-05-02

Revision History
Revision 0.8 2003-02-20 Revised by: fl
language changes, various small fixes
Revision 0.5 2000-05-15 Revised by: ph
added section on securing pam, added resources section
Revision 0.1 2000-05-02 Revised by: ph
initial version

Explains how user and group information is stored and how users are authenticated on a Linux system (PAM), and how to secure you system's user authentication.