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pam_mount: a PAM module which mount volumes for a user session.

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+depends libHX
+depends libxml2
+depends util-linux
+optional_depends "openssl" "" "--without-crypto" "to use SSL encryption"
+optional_depends "cryptsetup" "" "--without-cryptsetup" "to use disk encryption"
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+ MODULE=pam_mount
+ VERSION=2.14
+ SOURCE_VFY=sha1:6c6b0d7a243183d2073b38ccf4142fe82354db8d
+ ENTERED=20140711
+ UPDATED=20140711
+ SHORT="A PAM module that can mount volumes for a user session"
+cat <<EOF
+This module is aimed at environments with central file servers that a user
+wishes to mount on login and unmount on logout, such as (semi-)diskless stations
+where many users can logon and where statically mounting the entire /home from a
+server is a security risk, or listing all possible volumes in /etc/fstab is not
+Users can define their own list of volumes without having to change (possibly
+non-writable) global config files.
+Single sign-on feature -- the user needs to type the password just once
+Transparent mount process
+No stored passwords
+Volumes are unmounted on logout, freeing system resources and not leaving data
+The module also supports mounting local filesystems of any kind the normal mount
+utility supports, with extra code to make sure certain volumes are set up
+properly because often they need more than just a mount call, such as encrypted
+volumes. This includes SMB/CIFS, NCP, FUSE, dm-crypt and LUKS.

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