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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_SET_ITEM(3) 					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					   PAM_SET_ITEM(3)

NAME
pam_set_item -- set authentication information LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_set_item(pam_handle_t *pamh, int item_type, const void *item); DESCRIPTION
The pam_set_item function sets the item specified by the item_type argument to a copy of the object pointed to by the item argument. The item is stored in the PAM context specified by the pamh argument. See pam_get_item(3) for a list of recognized item types. RETURN VALUES
The pam_set_item function returns one of the following values: [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR] Invalid symbol. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_get_item(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_set_item 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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