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What does PAM stand for?

PAM stands for Pluggable Authentication Modules (information technology)

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Net framework * Support for a variety of protocols, including, but not limited to: STOMP, AMQP, and XMPP * Awareness and support for communication through proxy servers * Support for full TCP-based binary and text protocol * Dynamic load balancing with fine-grained control * Enterprise grade reliability and resiliency through advanced high availability and disaster recovery features * Enhanced security and single sign-on capabilities, including built-in protocol awareness and credential injection; integration with JAAS, supporting pluggable authentication modules.
Open Management MapR also announced today full support for Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM), enabling MapR to authenticate users with common authentication back-ends, including Active Directory, LDAP, NIS, Kerberos and a variety of third-party services.
Oracle Authentication Services for Operating Systems, part of the Oracle Directory Services offering, is based on open standards and includes the following features and complementary directory components: * Tight integration with Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) on Unix and Linux operating systems, including Oracle Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Sun Solaris, IBM AIX and HPUX.