PAM Module Name


The PAM Module Name name provides PAM the name of the pluggable module containing the specified module interface.

Under older versions of Linux and some other OSs the full path to the module was provided within the PAM configuration file, such as


However, since the advent of multilib systems, which store 64-bit PAM modules within the /lib64/security/ directory, the directory path is omitted because the application is linked to the appropriate version of libpam, which can locate the correct version of the module.

More Information#

There might be more information for this subject on one of the following: