Write PAM modules in Python

Pam-python is a PAM Module that runs the Python interpreter, thus allowing PAM Modules to be written in Python.


There is a documentation page, some examples, a change log and a README.txt. The documentation page must be read in conjunction with the PAM Module Writers Guide.

Copyright and License

Pam-python is copyright © 2007-2012,2014,2016 Russell Stuart. It is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

The copyright holders grant you an additional permission under Section 7 of the GNU Affero General Public License, version 3, exempting you from the requirement in Section 6 of the GNU General Public License, version 3, to accompany Corresponding Source with Installation Information for the Program or any work based on the Program. You are still required to comply with all other Section 6 requirements to provide Corresponding Source.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

Downloading, Feedback & Contributing

Development for pam-python is hosted on Source forge:


Russell Stuart, 2014-May-29.