command "authconfig" reverts all changes made on "/etc/pam.d/system-auth"

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • command authconfig reverts all changes made in /etc/pam.d/system-auth

  • Is there a way to enable manually modify PAM modules that won't be overwritten by authconfig command?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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