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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<!DOCTYPE section PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
+ "">
+<section id='pam.conf-dir'>
+ <para>
+ More flexible than the single configuration file is it to
+ configure libpam via the contents of the
+ <filename>/etc/pam.d/</filename> directory. In this case the
+ directory is filled with files each of which has a filename
+ equal to a service-name (in lower-case): it is the personal
+ configuration file for the named service.
+ </para>
+ <para>
+ The syntax of each file in /etc/pam.d/ is similar to that of the
+ <filename>/etc/pam.conf</filename> file and is made up of lines
+ of the following form:
+ </para>
+ <programlisting>
+type control module-path module-arguments
+ </programlisting>
+ <para>
+ The only difference being that the service-name is not present. The
+ service-name is of course the name of the given configuration file.
+ For example, <filename>/etc/pam.d/login</filename> contains the
+ configuration for the <emphasis remap='B'>login</emphasis> service.
+ </para>