PAM is an authentication method provided by many operating systems to establish a standardized interface for the authorization of users.
The name of the service to be registered with the respective PAM module is “bareos”.
The following sequence diagram shows three options how a user can be authorized on a Bareos Director Daemon:
Option 1: No PAM authentication using named console
Option 2: Interactive PAM authentication
Option 3: Direct PAM authentication
In this example the complete connection and authorization sequence of a Bareos Console respective Bareos Webui is shown.
A detailed description on the configuration see this chapter: Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM).