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RE: pam_authz_search $tty

Hi Arthur,

Yes i meant VSFTPD.  

Is there any substitution variable in nslcd that would identify if the user is 
connecting using TLS/SSL or If I run vsftpd (ftp & ftps) as separate instances 
will I be able use the $service substitution variable to differentiate if user 
is connecting using ftp or ftps.

Really appreciate your help.


-----Original Message-----
From: Arthur de Jong [arthur [at]] 
Sent: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 2:28 PM
To: Lakshmi Narasimhan, Premkumar (RIS-ORL);
Subject: Re: pam_authz_search $tty

On Tue, 2016-04-05 at 14:16 +0000, Lakshmi Narasimhan, Premkumar wrote:
> I am using VFTPD for FTP service. Still I am not able to figure out 
> how the PAM_TTY is set from the service. I would appreciate if you can 
> provide some pointers.

If you mean vsftpd, from a quick look at the source code (version 3.0.3) it 
hard-codes it to "ftp". I don't think it sets anything that you can use in a 
PAM module.

If you need that you probably have to request this as a feature from vsftpd. 
Judging by the code, it shouldn't be that hard to implement.

-- arthur - - --

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