Meaning of PLUGGABLE AUTHENTICATION MODULE in English
- PLUGGABLE AUTHENTICATION MODULE
< security > (PAM) The new industry standard integrated login framework . PAM is used by system entry components, such as the Common Desktop Environment 's dtlogin, to authenticate users logging into a Unix system. It provides pluggability for a variety of system-entry services. PAM's ability to stack authentication modules can be used to integrate login with different authentication mechanisms such as RSA , DCE and Kerberos , and thus unify login mechanisms. PAM can also integrate smart card authentication.
White paper .
[OSF-RFC 86.0 V. Samar, R. Schemers, "Unified Login with Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)", Oct 1995].
FOLDOC computer English dictionary. Английский словарь по компьютерам FOLDOC. 2012