Configuring Linux_PAM Config files /etc/pam.d /etc/pam.conf Configuration Information Configuration information is placed in /etc/pam.d or /etc/pam.conf depending on the application that is using PAM. Below are example files of each type: # Begin /etc/pam.d/other auth required nullok account required session required password required nullok # End /etc/pam.d/other # Begin /etc/pam.conf other auth required nullok other account required other session required other password required nullok # End /etc/pam.conf The pam manpage provides a good starting point for descriptions of fields and allowable entries. The Linux-PAM guide for system administrators and two PAM hints located at are also available for further reading.