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PAM_STRERROR(3) 						Programmers' Manual						   PAM_STRERROR(3)

pam_strerror - return a textual description of a Linux-PAM error SYNOPSIS
#include <security/pam_appl.h> or, #include <security/pam_modules.h> const char * pam_strerror( pam_handle_t *pamh, int pam_error); DESCRIPTION
pam_strerror This function returns some text describing the Linux-PAM error associated with the pam_error argument. RETURN VALUE
On success this function returns a description of the indicated error. Should the function not recognize the error, ``Unknown Linux-PAM error'' is returned. CONFORMING TO
DCE-RFC 86.0, October 1995. BUGS
This function should be internationalized. SEE ALSO
pam(8). Also, see the three Linux-PAM Guides, for System administrators, module developers, and application developers. Linux-PAM 0.70 1999 Oct 4 PAM_STRERROR(3)

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PAM_SETCRED(3)						     App. Programmers' Manual						    PAM_SETCRED(3)

pam_setcred - set the credentials for the user SYNOPSIS
#include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_setcred(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags); DESCRIPTION
pam_setcred This function is used to establish, maintain and delete the credentials of a user. It should be called after a user has been authenticated and before a session is opened for the user (with pam_open_session(3)). It should be noted that credentials come in many forms. Examples include: group memberships; ticket-files; and Linux-PAM environment vari- ables. For this reason, it is important that the basic identity of the user is established, by the application, prior to a call to this function. For example, the default Linux-PAM environment variables should be set and also initgroups(2) (or equivalent) should have been performed. VALID FLAGS
PAM_ESTABLISH_CRED initialize the credentials for the user. PAM_DELETE_CRED delete the user's credentials. PAM_REINITIALIZE_CRED delete and then initialize the user's credentials. PAM_REFRESH_CRED extend the lifetime of the existing credentials. RETURN VALUE
On success PAM_SUCCESS is returned, all other return values should be treated as errors. ERRORS
May be translated to text with pam_strerror(3). CONFORMING TO
DCE-RFC 86.0, October 1995. BUGS
none known. SEE ALSO
pam_authenticate(3), pam_strerror(3) and pam_open_session(3). Also, see the three Linux-PAM Guides, for System administrators, module developers, and application developers. Linux-PAM 0.58 1997 July 6 PAM_SETCRED(3)
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