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We have a combination of RHEL5 and SLES11 servers that integrate with Active Directory via LikewiseOpen. What I'm wondering is in what place should I put the pam rule to allow pam_access to be correctly used as part of the authentication of users.

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The Best Would be in the "common-account" file.

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Hm, "common-account" is for accounting, meanwhile pam_access isn't, is it? – poige Jan 31 '11 at 14:30
yes ,your Correct its for Account.your String would be account required can either put it in your /etc/pam.d/login or your common-account as other files reference it. – Tman Feb 3 '11 at 9:08

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