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commit 455f07368735b7d98eee463172824df9c966894d
parent 804c2403203258ba8b9bf869be3f9ef057c2d39a
Author: Alexander Barton <>
Date:   Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:24:21 +0200

PAM.txt: Add note about /etc/pam.d/ngircd permissions

Mdoc/PAM.txt | 4++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/PAM.txt b/doc/PAM.txt @@ -26,6 +26,10 @@ A very simple -- and quite useless ;-) -- example would be: Here the "pam_debug" module will be called each time a client connects to the ngIRCd and has sent its PASS, NICK, and USER commands. +The PAM library used by the ngIRCd daemon must be able to access its +configuration file, so don't forget to check permissions and run something +like this: "chmod 644 /etc/pam.d/ngircd". + Please note ONE VERY IMPORTANT THING: All the PAM modules are executed with the privileges of the user ngIRCd