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PAM_STRERROR(3) 					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					   PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME
pam_strerror -- get PAM standard error message string LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> const char * pam_strerror(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int error_number); DESCRIPTION
The pam_strerror function returns a pointer to a string containing a textual description of the error indicated by the error_number argument. argument, in the context of the PAM transaction described by the pamh The pamh argument is ignored. For compatibility with other implementa- tions, it should be either a valid PAM handle returned by a previous call to pam_start(3), or NULL. RETURN VALUES
The pam_strerror function returns NULL on failure. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_start(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_strerror function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program. BSD
December 25, 2011 BSD

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PAM_END(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						PAM_END(3)

NAME
pam_end -- terminate the PAM transaction LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_end(pam_handle_t *pamh, int status); DESCRIPTION
The pam_end() function terminates a PAM transaction and destroys the corresponding PAM context, releasing all resources allocated to it. The status argument should be set to the error code returned by the last API call before the call to pam_end(). RETURN VALUES
The pam_end() function returns one of the following values: [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_end() function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program. The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@des.no>. BSD
September 12, 2014 BSD
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