module provides authentication services based
upon the RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) protocol
for the PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) framework.
module accepts these optional parameters:
to use a previously entered password instead of prompting for a new one.
If no password has been entered then authentication fails.
to use a previously entered password, if one is available.
password has been entered,
prompts for one as usual.
causes echoing to be left on if
prompts for a password.
conf = pathname
specifies a non-standard location for the RADIUS client configuration file
(normally located in
nas_id = identifier
specifies a NAS identifier to send instead of the hostname.
template_user = username
specifies a user whose
entry will be used as a template to create the session environment
if the supplied username does not exist in local password database.
will be authenticated with the supplied username and password, but his
credentials to the system will be presented as the ones for
i.e., his login class, home directory, resource limits, etc. will be set to ones
If this option is omitted, and there is no username
in the system databases equal to the supplied one (as determined by call to
the authentication will fail.
nas_ipaddr [= address
specifies a NAS IP address to be sent.
If option is present, but there is no value provided then IP address
corresponding to the current hostname will be used.