Christian Hansen
and 1 contributors

NAME

Authen::Simple::PAM - Simple PAM authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::PAM;
    
    my $pam = Authen::Simple::PAM->new(
        service => 'login'
    );
    
    if ( $pam->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler

    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::PAM

    PerlSetVar AuthenSimplePAM_service "login"

    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::PAM
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

PAM authentication.

METHODS

  • new

    This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

    • service

      PAM service. Defaults to login.

          service => 'sshd'
    • log

      Any object that supports debug, info, error and warn.

          log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::PAM')
  • authenticate( $username, $password )

    Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.

Authen::PAM.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen ch@ngmedia.com

COPYRIGHT

This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.