Proxmox VE authentication server
This is a unix like password store (/etc/pve/priv/shadow.cfg). Password are encrypted using the SHA-256 hash method. Users are allowed to change passwords.
Terms and Definitions
A Proxmox VE user name consists of 2 parts: <userid>@<realm>. The login screen on the GUI shows them a separate items, but it is internally used as single string.
We store the following attribute for users (/etc/pve/user.cfg):
- first name
- last name
- email address
- expiration date
- flag to enable/disable account
The traditional unix superuser account is called ‘root@pam’. All system mails are forwarded to the email assigned to that account. Continue reading “User Management in Proxmox” »