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OPENPAM_LOG(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 					    OPENPAM_LOG(3)

openpam_log -- log a message through syslog LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> #include <security/openpam.h> void openpam_log(int level, const char *fmt, ...); DESCRIPTION
The openpam_log function logs messages using syslog(3). It is primarily intended for internal use by the library and modules. The level argument indicates the importance of the message. The following levels are defined: PAM_LOG_DEBUG Debugging messages. These messages are normally not logged unless the global integer variable openpam_debug is set to a non-zero value, in which case they are logged with a syslog(3) priority of LOG_DEBUG. PAM_LOG_VERBOSE Information about the progress of the authentication process, or other non-essential messages. These messages are logged with a syslog(3) priority of LOG_INFO. PAM_LOG_NOTICE Messages relating to non-fatal errors. These messages are logged with a syslog(3) priority of LOG_NOTICE. PAM_LOG_ERROR Messages relating to serious errors. These messages are logged with a syslog(3) priority of LOG_ERR. The remaining arguments are a printf(3) format string and the corresponding arguments. SEE ALSO
pam(3), printf(3), syslog(3) STANDARDS
The openpam_log function is an OpenPAM extension. AUTHORS
The openpam_log 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 18, 2011 BSD

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PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					  PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)

pam_chauthtok -- perform password related functions within the PAM framework LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_chauthtok(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags); DESCRIPTION
The pam_chauthtok function attempts to change the authentication token for the user associated with the pam context specified by the pamh argument. The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values: PAM_SILENT Do not emit any messages. PAM_CHANGE_EXPIRED_AUTHTOK Change only those authentication tokens that have expired. If any other bits are set, pam_chauthtok will return PAM_SYMBOL_ERR. RETURN VALUES
The pam_chauthtok function returns one of the following values: [PAM_ABORT] General failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_DISABLE_AGING] Authentication token aging disabled. [PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR] Authentication token failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_LOCK_BUSY] Authentication token lock busy. [PAM_AUTHTOK_RECOVERY_ERR] Failed to recover old authentication token. [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR] Invalid symbol. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. [PAM_TRY_AGAIN] Try again. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_chauthtok 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 21, 2007 BSD
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