how to change the name of the dovecot pam file being used?

Paul Kudla (SCOM.CA Internet) paul at
Fri Apr 15 09:41:59 UTC 2022

ok going from memory

pam auth is usually done through the pam lib's (on unix based systems 

basically the pam libs utilize the master.passwd (or other similiar 
files) within the operating system

while the operating system uses its own adduser function to maintain 
these files

pam is just an offshoot of these functions?

I believe that if you need file based auth on dovecot then you can make 
a user.db file and use that??

see :

On 4/14/2022 4:47 PM, Marc wrote:
> Is there a way to configure the name of the pam file?
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