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FreeBSD 11.0 - man page for pam_rootok (freebsd section 8)

PAM_ROOTOK(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					     PAM_ROOTOK(8)

NAME
pam_rootok -- RootOK PAM module
SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_rootok [options]
DESCRIPTION
The RootOK authentication service module for PAM, pam_rootok provides functionality for only one PAM category: authentication. In terms of the module-type parameter, this is the ``auth'' feature. It also provides a null function for session management. RootOK Authentication Module The RootOK authentication component (pam_sm_authenticate()), always returns success for the superuser; i.e., if getuid(2) returns 0. The following options may be passed to the authentication module: debug syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level. no_warn suppress warning messages to the user. These messages include reasons why the user's authentication attempt was declined.
SEE ALSO
getuid(2), pam.conf(5), pam(8)
BSD
July 8, 2001 BSD

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