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pam_guest(8) [netbsd man page]

PAM_GUEST(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 					      PAM_GUEST(8)

pam_guest -- Guest PAM module SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_guest [arguments] DESCRIPTION
The guest service module for PAM allows guest logins. If successful, the pam_guest module sets the PAM environment variable GUEST to the login name. The application can check this variable using pam_getenv(3) to differentiate guest logins from normal logins. The following options may be passed to the pam_guest module: guests=list Comma-separated list of guest account names. The default is ``guest''. A typical value for ftpd(8) would be ``anonymous,ftp''. nopass Omits the password prompt if the target account is on the list of guest accounts. pass_as_ruser The password typed in by the user is exported as the PAM_RUSER item. This is useful for applications like ftpd(8) where guest users are encouraged to use their email address as password. pass_is_user Requires the guest user to type in the guest account name as password. SEE ALSO
pam_get_item(3), pam_getenv(3), pam.conf(5), pam(8) AUTHORS
The pam_guest module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, 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
May 26, 2003 BSD

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PAM_FTPUSERS(8) 					    BSD System Manager's Manual 					   PAM_FTPUSERS(8)

pam_ftpusers -- ftpusers PAM module SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_ftpusers [options] DESCRIPTION
The ftpusers service module for PAM provides functionality for only one PAM category: account management. In terms of the module-type param- eter, this is the ``account'' feature. Ftpusers Account Management Module The ftpusers account management component (pam_sm_acct_mgmt()), succeeds if and only if the user is listed in /etc/ftpusers. The following options may be passed to the authentication module: debug syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level. no_warn suppress warning messages to the user. These messages include reasons why the user's authentication attempt was declined. disallow reverse the semantics; pam_ftpusers will succeed if and only if the user is not listed in /etc/ftpusers. SEE ALSO
ftpusers(5), pam.conf(5), ftpd(8), pam(8) AUTHORS
The pam_ftpusers module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, the Security Research Divi- sion of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program. BUGS
The current version of this module parses an older format of the ftpusers(5) file and should not be used. ftpd(8) will keep using its built- in ftpusers(5) parsing code until the parser code in the pam module is fixed. BSD
February 27, 2005 BSD

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