Install command:
brew install pam-u2f

Provides an easy way to use U2F-compliant authenticators with PAM

License: BSD-2-Clause

/api/formula/pam-u2f.json (JSON API)

/api/bottle/pam-u2f.json (Bottle JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel big sur
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

stable 1.2.0
head ⚡️ HEAD

Depends on:

libfido2 1.8.0 Provides library functionality for FIDO U2F & FIDO 2.0, including USB

Depends on when building from source:

asciidoc 9.1.1 Formatter/translator for text files to numerous formats. Includes a2x
autoconf 2.71 Automatic configure script builder
automake 1.16.5 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libtool 2.4.6 Generic library support script
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
To use a U2F key for PAM authentication, specify the full path to the
module ($(brew --prefix)/opt/pam-u2f/lib/pam/ in a PAM
configuration. You can find all PAM configurations in /etc/pam.d.

For further installation instructions, please visit


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pam-u2f 70
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pam-u2f 0
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pam-u2f 121
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