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authselect-profiles(5)
authselect-profiles - how to extend authselect profiles.
This manual page explains how are authselect profiles organized and how to create new profiles.
PROFILE DIRECTORIES
Profiles can be found in one of three directories.
*{AUTHSELECT_PROFILE_DIR}*
Read-only directory containing profiles shipped together with authselect.
*{AUTHSELECT_VENDOR_DIR}*
Read-only directory for vendor-specific profiles that can override the ones in _default_ directory.
*{AUTHSELECT_CUSTOM_DIR}*
Place for administrator-defined profiles.
PROFILE FILES
Each profile consists of one or more of these files which provide a mandatory profile description and describe the changes that are done to the system.
*README*
Description of the profile. The first line must be a name of the profile.
*system-auth*
PAM stack that is included from nearly all individual service configuration files.
*password-auth*, *smartcard-auth*, *fingerprint-auth*
These PAM stacks are for applications which handle authentication from different types of devices via simultaneously running individual conversations instead of one aggregate conversation.
*postlogin*