Re: [squid-users] SQUID authentication via PAM

From: Kristina Mpoyi-Mpoyi <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 11:35:51 +0900

> > I have another question.
> > Now that I have authentication via pam working, I don't want the
> superusername
> > and password in /etc/shadow used for proxy authentication.
> > How can I restrict access so that "root" cannot
> > be used for proxy authentication.
>The best method is to use a PAM module that restricts root logins from
>But you can also wrap pam_auth in a filter which denies certain
>usernames from login before asking PAM..

Thank you for your information. Please let me know where I can obtain
such a PAM module....if it exists. Also, how do I go about wrapping
pam_auth in a filter?


> > Is using the ACL list with an IDENT server the only way?
> > Is using the IDENT server a good idea?
>Not relevant to your question. IDENT is a completely different method
>for the proxy to identity the user.
>Henrik Nordstrom
>Squid hacker
Received on Tue Mar 27 2001 - 19:36:37 MST

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