Abstraction library for Authentication (module like PEAR Auth)
godoy at ieee.org
Wed Mar 24 13:15:50 CET 2004
On Ter 23 Mar 2004 22:08, Stuart Bishop wrote:
> If you don't mean login via form web authentication, I don't see
> much point - its just a call to an authenticate(username, password)
> method for the protocols you mention. And if you introduce other
> protocols such as Kerberos, Passport, biometric, or challenge
> response schemes the abstraction would become too complex to be
> generally useful.
One can always rely on PAM... It can talk to different sources and any other
authentication can be implemented, provided that it has a plugin and return
the right values for success/failure.
Your interface would be with PAM only and then PAM would talk to the rest of
the authentication system.
Godoy. <godoy at ieee.org>
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