Why only name of the pam module worked rather than full path to module ?

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Defining the full path to the PAM module, in pam stack, which is not working, It started working again when defined only name.
session required /lib/security/pam_limits.so


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

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