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Status Future consideration
Workspace AIX
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 3, 2021

PAM module support

Well-known and often-used PAM module pam_localuser is not currently available on AIX.
Not integrating this module pre-compiled with the base AIX packages or through yum is a missed opportunity.
It also currently impedes easy deployment of our corss-platform AIX clients LDAP setup

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Mar 25, 2022
    .Sent following note to get clarification: 

    I am wondering how you plan to connect AIX client to LDAP server.
    Will you be using some pam module to do that?
    Asking because the LDAP client provided in AiX is a LAM module,
    It wouldn't work with pam_localuser.
    However, if you already have a LDAP client pam module of your own,
    It would be possible to stack it with pam_localuser.
    Thanks for your clarification.