|| FreeBSD System Manager's Manual
Rhosts PAM module
The rhosts authentication service module for PAM,
provides functionality for only one PAM category: authentication. In terms of the
parameter, this is the “
Rhosts Authentication Module
The Rhosts authentication component (
()), returns success if and only if the target user's UID is not 0 and the remote host and user are listed in
or in the target user's
The following options may be passed to the authentication module:
syslog(3) debugging information at
suppress warning messages to the user. These messages include reasons why the user's authentication attempt was declined.
do not automatically fail if the target user's UID is 0.
pam_rhosts module and this manual page were developed for the
FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (“CBOSS”), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.