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

pam_lastlog -- login accounting PAM module SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_lastlog [options] DESCRIPTION
The login accounting service module for PAM provides functionality for only one PAM category: session management. In terms of the module-type parameter, this is the ``session'' feature. Login Accounting Session Management Module The login accounting session management component provides functions to initiate (pam_sm_open_session()) and terminate (pam_sm_close_session()) sessions. The pam_sm_open_session() function records the session in the utmp(5), utmpx(5), wtmp(5), wtmpx(5), lastlog(5), and lastlogx(5) databases. The pam_sm_close_session() function does nothing. The following options may be passed to the authentication module: debug syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level. no_nested Don't update records or print messages if the user is ``nested'', i.e. logged in on the same tty on top of another user. no_warn suppress warning messages to the user. no_fail Ignore I/O failures. SEE ALSO
last(1), w(1), login(3), loginx(3), logout(3), logoutx(3), pam.conf(5), utmp(5), utmpx(5), lastlogin(8), pam(8) AUTHORS
The pam_lastlog 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. BSD
March 2, 2005 BSD

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PAM_LASTLOG(8)							 Linux-PAM Manual						    PAM_LASTLOG(8)

pam_lastlog - PAM module to display date of last login SYNOPSIS [debug] [silent] [never] [nodate] [nohost] [noterm] [nowtmp] [noupdate] [showfailed] DESCRIPTION
pam_lastlog is a PAM module to display a line of information about the last login of the user. In addition, the module maintains the /var/log/lastlog file. Some applications may perform this function themselves. In such cases, this module is not necessary. OPTIONS
debug Print debug information. silent Don't inform the user about any previous login, just update the /var/log/lastlog file. never If the /var/log/lastlog file does not contain any old entries for the user, indicate that the user has never previously logged in with a welcome message. nodate Don't display the date of the last login. noterm Don't display the terminal name on which the last login was attempted. nohost Don't indicate from which host the last login was attempted. nowtmp Don't update the wtmp entry. noupdate Don't update any file. showfailed Display number of failed login attempts and the date of the last failed attempt from btmp. The date is not displayed when nodate is specified. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
Only the session module type is provided. RETURN VALUES
PAM_SUCCESS Everything was successful. PAM_SERVICE_ERR Internal service module error. PAM_USER_UNKNOWN User not known. EXAMPLES
Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to display the last login time of an user: session required nowtmp FILES
/var/log/lastlog Lastlog logging file SEE ALSO
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7) AUTHOR
pam_lastlog was written by Andrew G. Morgan <>. Linux-PAM Manual 06/04/2011 PAM_LASTLOG(8)
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