Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· sheerun
Photo on 08.01.2013 at 04.15

Learn about PAM authentication.

Pluggable Authentication Modules is a suite that enable the local system administrator to choose how applications authenticate users.

It's used on both Linux and BSD based systems (it's on your computer too if you're using Mac OS, because it is FreeBSD derivative).

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