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auth.adm(1M)							  auth.adm(1M)

       auth.adm - activate, deactivate, or query about HP-UX Integrated Login

       tech_name [ tech_name ]
		[ tech_name[:tech_name]... ]
		[ tech_name:parameter=value[:parameter=value]... ]...

       filename ]

       The  command makes it easy to activate, deactivate or query about HP-UX
       Integrated Login.

   During activation,
       sets up a machine to obtain integrated login behavior using any of  the
       following commands: and

   saves the Integrated Login configuration, specified by
       and  arguments,	in  the	 file  This  configuration  file specifies the
       authentication technologies used to authenticate	 users	on  a  system.
       System  administrators  can  specify  the  technology for system login;
       where this login technology is unavailable, a fallback  technology  for
       system  login  can  also	 be specified.	System administrators can also
       specify technologies for additional user authentications that  will  be
       done after a user has successfully completed the system login phase.

       Integrated  behavior  of	 and is obtained by replacing the current with
       one that specifies the behavior requested by the	 arguments.   auth.adm
       provides an option of enabling the nsswitch for DCE technology.	The is
       updated with "dce" keyword if this option has been  selected.  In  this
       scenario	 the  name service requests for user/group information will be
       obtained from DCE depending on the configuration.

       After NSS switch is enabled, an option is provided to  export  the  DCE
       user/group  information	to  and via a cron job.	 program could also be
       run manually to do this job.

       Upon deactivation, restores files  that	were  present  on  the	system
       before  Integrated Login was installed.	It also removes the configura‐
       tion file.

   When making a query,
       reads the file and prints the result of the query to stdout or to file‐
       name specified by the argument.

   All actions performed by
       are logged into the file

       recognizes the following arguments:

		     activates HP-UX Integrated Login.
		     an	 abbreviated name representing an authentication tech‐
		     nology.  Starting with the 10.0 release, the  tech_name's
		     supported are:

		      for DCE Registry

		      for /etc/passwd and other HP-UX login technologies.

		     specifies the technology used for system login.

		     specifies the technology used for fallback login.

		     specifies	technologies  used  for additional authentica‐
		     tions after a user has been successfully logged in	 to  a

		     specifies	configurable  parameters applicable to a tech‐
		     nology.  Parameters for  different	 technologies  can  be
		     specified	by  repeating  the argument. Starting with the
		     10.30  release,  the  configurable	 parameters  supported
		     include the following:

		      Timeout  (in  seconds) on communications with a technol‐
				Default values for TIMEOUT are as follows.

				     180 seconds


		      Password expiration warning period  (in  days).  If  the
		      user's password is due to
				expire	within	the  specified number of days,
				the user receives  a  warning  message	during
				login.	This parameter applies to DCE technol‐
				ogy only.  If this parameter is not specified,
				no warning is given.

		      Password	force-change  period  (in days). If the user's
		      password is due to
				expire within the specified  number  of	 days,
				the  user  is  forced  to  change the password
				before	login  is  allowed.   This   parameter
				applies	 to  the DCE technology only.  If this
				parameter is not specified, a password	change
				is not forced.

		      Enable  DCE  TGT	to  be forwardable.  When forwarding a
		      user's DCE TGT from machine A
				to machine B, it enables the user from machine
				A to reuse its Kerberos credentials on machine
				B.  A parameter value  is  required,  but  its
				content is ignored.  This parameter applies to
				DCE technology only.

	      deactivates HP-UX Integrated Login.
		     makes a query about the current Integrated Login configu‐
		     prints result of a query to filename.

       The  following command activates HP-UX Integrated Login. The configura‐
       tion is set to login the user upon successful password verification  by
       DCE.  In	 the case where DCE is not available, a fallback for login via
       /etc/passwd or another HP-UX technology is configured.  (Note that this
       strategy	 is  effective only if the HP-UX password and DCE password are

   The following command activates HP-UX Integrated Login.  The	 configuration
       set  to	login  the  user  upon	successful  password  verification  by
       /etc/passwd or another HP-UX technology.	 After machine access has been
       granted	to  the	 user,	the  configuration  specifies that a DCE login
       should also be done.

       returns one of the following:

	      Successfully completed

	      Error(s) occurred

       If activation or deactivation fails to complete, the error(s) should be
       corrected  and  re-execution  of	 the activation/deactivation should be
       done.  cannot deactivate a failed activation.

       auth.adm will restart the pwgrd	daemon	after  the  ilogin  daemon  is
       started, if it was already running.

       was developed by HP.

       log file containing records of actions performed by


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