Using PAM with ssh

Konrad Heuer kheuer2 at
Tue Feb 1 05:59:00 PST 2005

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Andrea Venturoli wrote:

> I'd like to login to a box of mine through ssh using a password that's
> stored in Samba's user database: for this I normally use pam_smb.
> pam_smb works with any other application, but not with sshd: actually it
> looks like sshd doesn't even try to use pam, although I enabled it in
> its config file.
> Is this a known problem? Any hint?

I never tried by myself, but did you also modify /etc/pam.d/sshd? I think
that would be necessary.

Best regards

Konrad Heuer
GWDG, Am Fassberg, 37077 Goettingen, Germany, kheuer2 at

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