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Re: Clues on writing a secure daemon

by jaldhar (Vicar)
on Oct 16, 2004 at 20:18 UTC ( #399810=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Clues on writing a secure daemon

If you would "like to be able to leave as much as possible of the authentication to the OS" and your OS supports it, I would suggest using Authen::PAM. PAM provides the most flexibility for the local adminstrator ranging from just crypt, to Kerberos or something.

Also read Lincoln Steins' book for more information on setuid in network servers.

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