jhyder

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We would like to use our Kerberos server for password management. We have enabled the pam mod and it works on the shell and ftp. Yet we cannot get it to work from the web interface. What change do we need to make to get the web interface to use the Kerberos account?
 

jhyder

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httpd.conf

Is the admin section using apache I cant find the httpd.conf file so I can add the kerberos modual.
 

skaboobie

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Hi. Did you ever find the answer to your question? I'm trying to get cPanel configured to use kerberos authentication as well. Would you mind detailing the steps required?
 

bassul

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Same question

<quote>Hi. Did you ever find the answer to your question? I'm trying to get cPanel configured to use kerberos authentication as well. Would you mind detailing the steps required?</quote>
Same question.
 

skaboobie

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I still haven't found the answer to my question. I can tell you this, just adding the kerberos clients and configuration to the system is not enough. Apache needs to become "kerberos aware". There is a mod_auth_krb5 module for apache. I haven't tried it yet. Google on that and you will find more information. I do know that that module is not configured for inclusion via cPanel. You might need to manually build Apache, which might not be the best idea with cPanel. I plan to look into this futher,but right now our cPanel server is not a high priority.
 

jhyder

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no help

I never received an answer. I was able to install modkerb into apache so that users could create an HTTP access (.htaccess) file (you will find that very easy), but never the cpannel interface. It would be great if cpannel interface (2082)could use pam modules.
 
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