Important topics of PAM framework are described here.
The enforcement of the user account and password settings is done using PAM framework configuration files located in the /etc/pam.d directory which are password-related—login, passwd, sshd, and su. The configuration of these files specifies the default behavior for all applications that manipulate the password.
The table below lists and describes the PAM password default settings.
The arguments that appear in bold text
must not be changed.
Table 1. PAM Password Default Settings
|Module Type||Module Flag||Module Name||Arguments|
pw_iteration_length=180 min=disable, disable, disabled,8,8
|password||requisite||pam_pwcheck.so||Configuration parameters are in / etc/security/ pam_pwcheck.conf.|How to Edit PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) Configuration FilesParent topic: TLS (Transport Layer Security) Support
Editing of the PAM configuration files is performed from the command line. Standard OS-level commands and custom commands assist in this activity. All OS-level commands have to be performed separately on both nodes of a Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony cluster.
Password Rules and Aging Management
The parameters for password rules and aging management are described here.
Systemwide Login Configuration Parameters Management
Important topics of systemwide login configuration parameters are described here.
User Login Management
The parameters of the user login management are described here.