This file includes all functions needed to manage configuration
profiles. It includes classes for the profiles itself and the master
configuration (default profile, master password, etc.).
There are also two global functions for general use: setlanguage and metarefresh
The global function metaRefresh()
takes an URL as argument and prints all HTML code needed for a meta
refresh to this URL.
LAM uses gettext to translate
the HTML pages to the different languages. Therefore some preferences
need to be set on every page load. This is done by setlanguage().
The function should be called directly after starting the session.
The list of possible languages is stored in config/language. It includes the
locale name, the character encoding an the language name.
All languages use UTF-8 as encoding because LDAP also stores values in
Each configuration profile is saved in a single file in config/.
There are two types of configuration options:
All static options have a describing comment in the configuration file
to make it easier for the user to modify the values. The dynamic
options provided by the modules do not include a comment.
- Static options (LDAP server settings, etc.)
- Module options (UID/GID ranges)
Master configuration file
LAM stores the default configuration profile and a master password in config/config.cfg.
The master password is verified when the user wants to create/delete