Projects / authd


authd is a software package for obtaining and verifying user credentials which contain cryptographic signatures based on RSA public key cryptography. It includes a server (authd) for authenticating local users through UNIX domain sockets and processing credentials, and a client library (libauth.a) for requesting new credentials and verifying credentials signed by the server.

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Recent releases

  •  05 Jun 2008 11:31

    Release Notes: The license was changed from the GPL to the BSD license.

    •  14 Sep 2004 18:16

      Release Notes: This release provides a small compatibility fix for running with recent versions of openssl.

      •  30 Apr 2002 01:46

        Release Notes: Addition of a pointer arithmetic patch for portability to IA64 and to simplify creation of RPMs.

        •  19 Apr 2002 06:49

          Release Notes: This version adds some extra command line options and uses chkconfig in the RPM.

          •  12 Mar 2002 16:11

            No changes have been submitted for this release.


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