The sys-auth category contains applications and libraries to support authentication and authorization facilities. Here belongs PAM modules, NSS modules and login apps.

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bioapi Framework for biometric-based authentication
consolekit Framework for defining and tracking users, login sessions and seats
fingerprint-gui Use Fingerprint Devices with Linux
fprint_demo a simple GTK+ application to demonstrate and test libfprint's capabilities
fprintd D-Bus service to access fingerprint readers
icmpdn ICMP Domain Name utilities & NSS backend
keystone The Openstack authentication, authorization, and service catalog
libfprint library to add support for consumer fingerprint readers
libnss-cache libnss-cache is a library that serves nss lookups
libnss-mysql NSS MySQL Library
libnss-pgsql Name Service Switch module for use with PostgreSQL
libyubikey Yubico C low-level library
munge An authentication service for creating and validating credentials
nss-mdns Name Service Switch module for Multicast DNS
nss-myhostname Name Service Switch module for resolving the local hostname
nss-pam-ldapd NSS module for name lookups using LDAP
nss_ldap NSS LDAP Module
oath-toolkit Toolkit for using one-time password authentication with HOTP/TOTP algorithms
openpam Open source PAM library
otpcalc A One Time Password and S/Key calculator for X
pam-afs-session OpenAFS PAM Module
pam-csync PAM module to provide roaming home directories for a user session
pam-pgsql pam_pgsql is a module for pam to authenticate users with PostgreSQL
pam-script PAM module for executing scripts during authorization, password changes, and sessions
pam_abl PAM module for blacklisting of hosts and users on repeated failed authentication attempts
pam_bioapi PAM interface to bioapi package
pam_blue Linux PAM module providing ability to authenticate via a bluetooth compatible device
pam_chroot Linux-PAM module that allows a user to be chrooted in auth, account, or session
pam_dotfile pam module to allow password-storing in $HOME/dotfiles
pam_fprint a simple PAM module which uses libfprint's functionality for authentication
pam_keystore Keeps a login and the password the user in the kernel
pam_krb5 Kerberos 5 PAM Authentication Module
pam_ldap PAM LDAP Module
pam_mktemp Create per-user private temporary directories during login
pam_mount A PAM module that can mount volumes for a user session
pam_mysql pam_mysql is a module for pam to authenticate users with mysql
pam_p11 PAM module for authenticating against PKCS#11 tokens
pam_passwdqc Stub ebuild to help migrate to newer package name
pam_pkcs11 PKCS#11 PAM library
pam_radius PAM RADIUS authentication module
pam_require Allows you to require a special group or user to access a service
pam_skey PAM interface for the S/Key authentication system
pam_smb The PAM SMB module, allows authentication against a SMB (such as the Win_x families) server
pam_ssh Uses ssh-agent to provide single sign-on
pam_ssh_agent_auth Simple module to authenticate users against their ssh-agent keys
pam_usb A pam module to provide authentication using USB device
pam_yubico Library for authenticating against PAM with a Yubikey
pambase PAM base configuration files
passwdqc Password strength checking library (and PAM module)
polkit Policy framework for controlling privileges for system-wide services
polkit-kde-agent PolKit agent module for KDE
polkit-pkla-compat Rules for polkit to add compatibility with pklocalauthority
polkit-qt PolicyKit Qt4 API wrapper library
realtime-base Sets up realtime scheduling
rtkit Realtime Policy and Watchdog Daemon
skey Linux Port of OpenBSD Single-key Password System
sssd System Security Services Daemon provides access to identity and authentication
tfm-fingerprint TouchChip TFM/ESS FingerPrint BSP
thinkfinger Support for the UPEK/SGS Thomson Microelectronics fingerprint reader, often seen in Thinkpads
ykclient Yubico C client library
ykneo-ccid-tools Tools for Yubico's YubiKey NEO in CCID mode
ykpers Library and tool for personalization of Yubico's YubiKey
yubikey-personalization-gui GUI for personalization of Yubico's YubiKey


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