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

NAME
     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 associ-
     ated 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.

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