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nixos/pam: Add option to set pam-u2f appid #73591

merged 1 commit into from Oct 8, 2020


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@MilesBreslin MilesBreslin commented Nov 18, 2019

Added an option security.pam.u2f.appId that optionally appends the string contained to the pam-u2f module. Module described here.

Motivation for this change

Setting appId allows us to use a single pam-u2f authFile on multiple devices.

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
  • Built on platform(s)
    • NixOS
    • macOS
    • other Linux distributions
  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nix-review --run "nix-review wip"
  • Tested execution of all binary files (usually in ./result/bin/)
  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
  • Ensured that relevant documentation is up to date
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@MilesBreslin MilesBreslin commented Jun 2, 2020

Still important to me

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@benley benley commented Oct 8, 2020

Wow, I don't know why this has gone unmerged for almost a year! I was about to open a PR to do the same thing. Tested, it works, let's merge it.

@benley benley merged commit 8e628f8 into NixOS:master Oct 8, 2020
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