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PAM_SETCRED(3)			   BSD Library Functions Manual 		   PAM_SETCRED(3)

     pam_setcred -- modify / delete user credentials for an authentication service

     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>

     pam_setcred(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

     The pam_setcred function manages the application's credentials.

     The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values:

     PAM_SILENT 	 Do not emit any messages.

     PAM_ESTABLISH_CRED  Establish the credentials of the target user.

     PAM_DELETE_CRED	 Revoke all established credentials.

			 Fully reinitialise credentials.

     PAM_REFRESH_CRED	 Refresh credentials.

     The latter four are mutually exclusive.

     If any other bits are set, pam_setcred will return PAM_SYMBOL_ERR.

     The pam_setcred function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_ABORT]	 General failure.

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]	 Conversation failure.

     [PAM_CRED_ERR]	 Failed to set user credentials.

     [PAM_CRED_EXPIRED]  User credentials have expired.

     [PAM_CRED_UNAVAIL]  Failed to retrieve user credentials.

     [PAM_PERM_DENIED]	 Permission denied.

     [PAM_SERVICE_ERR]	 Error in service module.

     [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]	 Invalid symbol.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System error.

     [PAM_USER_UNKNOWN]  Unknown user.

     pam(3), pam_strerror(3)

     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997.

     The pam_setcred 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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