[Openswan Users] pam authentication being used for xauth even when USE_XAUTHPAM?=false

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Aug 18 18:03:12 EDT 2009

On Tue, 18 Aug 2009, Mohit Mehta wrote:

> I am using openswan's server and client with XAUTH. I grabbed the source from debian lenny and have set USE_XAUTH?=true and USE_XAUTHPAM?=false in Makefile.inc. However, on the server side; when I get the user and pass from the client after phase 1, I see this message in logs -
> "xauth-roadwarriors"[2] #4: XAUTH: pam authentication being called to authenticate user mohit
> I am not sure why pam would be used when USE_XAUTHPAM?=false and /etc/ipsec.d/passwd is not used. Config files for server and client are below. Am I missing anything here?

My guess is the build envrionment sets USE_XAUTHPAM=true

the ?= means "if env not set, set to this".

You can try using: USE_XAUTHPAM=false 
Or try to fix the build environment setting.


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