Page loading is very slow with ngx_http_auth_pam_module

Jared Mulder cj.wijtmans at
Fri May 12 14:13:54 UTC 2017

are your shell logins slow as well? sometimes PAM behaves like this.

Live long and prosper,

Christ-Jan Wijtmans

On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 1:48 PM, Cumali Ceylan <cumali.ceylan at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I built nginx with ngx_http_auth_pam_module, setup linux-pam for local
> passwords with pam_unix module and setup nginx to use this pam config.
> Linux-pam config file is below:
> auth        sufficient nullok
> account   required
> When I did this, loading of page is very slow. If i remove this config and
> simply setup nginx for basic authentication (with auth_basic), page loading
> is again turns to normal.
> Is there anyone who observed same thing with me ? Any information will be
> helpful.
> Kind regards,
> Cumali Ceylan
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