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-       Pre-requisites

Steps -

  1. Check if the PAM Radius client library (pam_radius_auth.so) in installed in “/usr/lib/security/” folder.
  2. Otherwise compile the library by following instructions at http://freeradius.org/pam_radius_auth/
  3. To enable PAM based authentication for SSH, add the pam auth radius library to pam.conf file.
    In My Linux environment it look like following -
  4. Create server configuration file.  An example is given in the file pam_radius_auth.conf.  You will need to copy this file to /etc/raddb as "server".
    In My environment it appears as follows -
  5. Ensure that following flags are enabled in UNIX login configuration file -

    ChallengeResponseAuthentication yes

    UsePAM yes

  6. Define a Radius Client in OpenAM with same shared secret defined in /etc/raddb/server file.

  7. Now the setup is completed and when you login to UNIX host PAM module will perform the authentication against OpenAM radius server.

 

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