May 26, 2018

Library, tools, and PAM module for OATH authentication

The OATH Toolkit contains a shared library, command line tool and a PAM module that makes it possible to build one-time password authentication systems. Supported technologies include the event-based HOTP algorithm and the time-based TOTP algorithm. OATH is the Open AuTHentication organization which specify the algorithms.

The components included in the package is

  • liboath A shared and static C library for OATH handling.
  • oathtool A command line tool for generating and validating OTPs.
  • pam_oath A PAM module for pluggable login authentication for OATH.

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