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-.\" Title: pam_rhosts
-.\" Author:
-.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1 <>
-.\" Date: 06/28/2006
-.\" Manual: Linux\-PAM Manual
-.\" Source: Linux\-PAM Manual
-.TH "PAM_RHOSTS" "8" "06/28/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
-.\" disable hyphenation
-.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only) l
-pam_rhosts \- The rhosts PAM module
-.HP 14
-This module performs the standard network authentication for services, as used by traditional implementations of
-The authentication mechanism of this module is based on the contents of two files;
-(or and
-\fI~/.rhosts\fR. Firstly, hosts listed in the former file are treated as equivalent to the localhost. Secondly, entries in the user's own copy of the latter file is used to map "\fIremote\-host remote\-user\fR" pairs to that user's account on the current host. Access is granted to the user if their host is present in
-and their remote account is identical to their local one, or if their remote account has an entry in their personal configuration file.
-The module authenticates a remote user (internally specified by the item
-connecting from the remote host (internally specified by the item
-\fBPAM_RHOST\fR). Accordingly, for applications to be compatible this authentication module they must set these items prior to calling
-\fBpam_authenticate()\fR. The module is not capable of independently probing the network connection for such information.
-.TP 3n
-Print debug information.
-.TP 3n
-Don't print informative messages.
-.TP 3n
-as root.
-Only the
-service is supported.
-.TP 3n
-The remote host, remote user name or the local user name couldn't be determined or access was denied by
-.TP 3n
-User is not known to system.
-To grant a remote user access by
-add the following lines to
-.RS 3n
-auth required
-auth required
-auth required
-auth required
-pam_rhosts was written by Thorsten Kukuk <>