Configure PAM to create a local user if it do not exist already
DescriptionWhen the user logs in for the first time, a local POSIX user account is created in /etc/passwd and primary group created in /etc/group, and a local home directory is created in /home. This is useful on roaming computers when the password is set up to be cached by for example libpam-ccreds or sssd to allow login without network connectivity using the password provided by a network authentication service like Kerberos or LDAP. Other than the caching mechanisms of libpam-ccreds or libpam-sssd / libnss-sssd, the libpam-mklocaluser approach makes the LDAP accounts more persistent on the roaming workstation and robust again credentials cache deletions and such. The pam_mklocaluser PAM module additionally allows for execution of additional hook scripts when users log in to such a roaming computer for the first time.
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