SUSE supportconfig tool no longer automatically collects PAM related configuration information

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Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15

Situation

Due to recent GDPR requirements, the SUSE supportconfig tool no longer automatically collects the '/etc/passwd' and PAM related configuration details.

Resolution

To force the supportconfig in collecting the PAM related configuration information, kindly run the supportconfig tool as: 
FORCE_OPTION_PAM=1 supportconfig -ur <CASE_NUMBER> 

Cause

GDPR requirements no longer allow the SUSE supportconfig tool to automatically collect authentication related details in it's default configuration.

Disclaimer

This Support Knowledgebase provides a valuable tool for SUSE customers and parties interested in our products and solutions to acquire information, ideas and learn from one another. Materials are provided for informational, personal or non-commercial use within your organization and are presented "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.

  • Document ID:000019695
  • Creation Date: 04-Sep-2020
  • Modified Date:04-Sep-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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