gitlab: PAM authentication issues

I am using gitlab for a departmental git server for my university. We have an existing user base maintained by a different part of the organization. My IT admin would rather use PAM than straight LDAP to authenticate.

I got PAM working on Ubuntu 12.04, by replacing the unix_chkpwd binary. Right now it is through Omniauth. The logs show that it authenticates. I get a routing error after successful sign in.

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    I found the solution. The gem needed to be setup to have a name option that gitlab will parse out correctly.

    The gem also needed to be set to add an email field to the info hash, such that a user will be created on first login.

    I will do some code cleanup and make a pull request.

    you can use the omniauth providers,

    for details on the omniauth providers see

    for an pam omniauth provider see

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