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BSD Authentication
... BSD Authentication, otherwise known as BSD Auth, is an authentication framework and software API employed by some Unix-like operating systems, specifically OpenBSD and BSD/OS, and accompanying system and application ... It originated with BSD/OS and although the specification and implementation were donated to the FreeBSD project by BSDi, ultimately OpenBSD chose to adopt the framework in release 2.9 ... BSD Auth performs authentication by executing scripts or programs as separate processes from the one requiring the authentication ...