pam_skey question... revisited

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at
Wed Aug 31 15:19:39 PDT 2005

On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 11:38:35AM -0700, Devon H. O'Dell wrote:
> I think that if /etc/pam.d/ exists it overrides /etc/pam.conf (or
> this seems to be hanging in my memory from previous PAM work). If
> it's true, this is worth noting as well.

PAM works on a first come, first serve base for each service. So if you
have an entry in /etc/pam.d for foo, it doesn't look at /etc/pam.conf
for foo, but would look for bar if /etc/pam.d/bar doesn't exist.

I think it is already documented as such :-)


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