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What Is Linux PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module)?

Authentication is an important part of the operations systems like Linux. As Linux operating systems are multi-user systems and run a lot of services and complex scenarios they generally need robust and easy to implement complex scenarios authentication systems. Linux Pluggable Authentication a.k.a. Linux PAM is a very robust and dynamic authentication system. In this … Read more

limits.conf File To Limit Users, Process In Linux With Examples

limits.conf configuration file is used to limit user, domain, process-related metrics. Limits.conf is related to pam_limits module. limits.conf Configuration File There is a configuration file named limits.conf and located at /etc/security/ . The default content of this file is as below. We can see that there are different columns named domain , type , item and value . #<domain> … Read more