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PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 				    PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE(3)

NAME
pam_sm_authenticate -- service module implementation for pam_authenticate LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> #include <security/pam_modules.h> int pam_sm_authenticate(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags, int argc, const char **argv); DESCRIPTION
The pam_sm_authenticate function is the service module's implementation of the pam_authenticate(3) API function. RETURN VALUES
The pam_sm_authenticate function returns one of the following values: [PAM_ABORT] General failure. [PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL] Authentication information is unavailable. [PAM_AUTH_ERR] Authentication error. [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_CRED_INSUFFICIENT] Insufficient credentials. [PAM_IGNORE] Ignore this module. [PAM_MAXTRIES] Maximum number of tries exceeded. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. [PAM_USER_UNKNOWN] Unknown user. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_authenticate(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_sm_authenticate function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laborato- ries, 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_SM_OPEN_SESSION(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 				    PAM_SM_OPEN_SESSION(3)

NAME
pam_sm_open_session -- service module implementation for pam_open_session LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> #include <security/pam_modules.h> int pam_sm_open_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags, int argc, const char **argv); DESCRIPTION
The pam_sm_open_session function is the service module's implementation of the pam_open_session(3) API function. RETURN VALUES
The pam_sm_open_session function returns one of the following values: [PAM_ABORT] General failure. [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_IGNORE] Ignore this module. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SESSION_ERR] Session failure. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_open_session(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_sm_open_session function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laborato- ries, 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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