Provided by: x2gobroker-authservice_0.0.4.3-2_all
x2gobroker-authservice - PAM authentication service for X2Go Session Broker
x2gobroker-authservice [ options ]
x2gobroker-authservice is a PAM authentication service for X2Go Session Broker. Whereas the X2Go Session Broker runs as a non-privileged user (standalone daemon mode) or as the also non-privileged httpd server's system user (WSGI mode), an authentication against PAM requires root privileges in most cases (esp. for pam_unix.so). Thus, the PAM authentication has been moved into a separate service. The communication between X2Go Session Broker and PAM Authentication Service is handled through a unix domain socket file (<RUNDIR>/x2gobroker/x2gobroker-authservice.socket). This command is normally started through the host's init system.
x2gobroker-authservice accepts the following common options: -h, --help Display a help with all available command line options and exit. -D, --daemonize Fork this application to background and detach from the running terminal. -P, --pidfile Custom PID file location when daemonizing (default: <RUNDIR>/x2gobroker/x2gobroker- authservice.pid). -L, --logdir Directory where stdout/stderr will be redirected after having daemonized (default: /var/log/x2gobroker/). -s <AUTHSOCKET>, --socket <AUTHSOCKET> File name of the unix domain socket file used for communication between broker and authentication service. -o <OWNER>, --owner <OWNER> User ownership of the <AUTHSOCKET> file. -g <GROUP>, --group <GROUP> Group ownership of the <AUTHSOCKET> file. -p <PERMISSIONS>, --permissions <PERMISSIONS> Set these file permissions for the <AUTHSOCKET> file. Use numerical permissions (e.g. 0640).
This manual has been written for the X2Go project by Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das- netzwerkteam.de>.