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Login with Linux passwd or shadow: Authenticate Linux users with passwd or shadow

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linux-auth 1.0.0GNU General Publi...5.0PHP 5, User Management, Unix
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This class can authenticate Linux/Unix users with passwd or shadow files.

It can check the system passwd or shadow files to verify if a given password crypt hash is correct for a given system user name.

The class can be used when executed by a system user with sudo permissions to access the system passwd or shadow files.

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PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
December 2011
Number 4


Prize: One copy of the Zend Studio
Some applications need to provide access to authenticated users with accounts in the same Linux server that is working as Web server.

This class provides a PHP wrapper to implement Linux accounts based authentication with the necessary workarounds to make it possible to authenticate even the root user.

Manuel Lemos
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Accessible without login Plain text file example.php Example Example to authenticate
Plain text file LinuxAuth.php Class Class to auth

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I never saw anything less secure than this solution.
4 years ago (Artur Graniszewski)
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Great Job !!!!.
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