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PAM_AUTHENTICATE(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 				       PAM_AUTHENTICATE(3)

NAME
pam_authenticate -- perform authentication within the PAM framework LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_authenticate(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags); DESCRIPTION
The pam_authenticate function attempts to authenticate the user associated with the pam context specified by the pamh argument. The application is free to call pam_authenticate as many times as it wishes, but some modules may maintain an internal retry counter and return PAM_MAXTRIES when it exceeds some preset or hardcoded limit. The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values: PAM_SILENT Do not emit any messages. PAM_DISALLOW_NULL_AUTHTOK Fail if the user's authentication token is null. If any other bits are set, pam_authenticate will return PAM_SYMBOL_ERR. RETURN VALUES
The pam_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_MAXTRIES] Maximum number of tries exceeded. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR] Invalid symbol. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. [PAM_USER_UNKNOWN] Unknown user. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_authenticate 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 21, 2007 BSD

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PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)					   BSD Library Functions Manual 					  PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)

NAME
pam_chauthtok -- perform password related functions within the PAM framework LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_chauthtok(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags); DESCRIPTION
The pam_chauthtok() function attempts to change the authentication token for the user associated with the pam context specified by the pamh argument. The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values: PAM_SILENT Do not emit any messages. PAM_CHANGE_EXPIRED_AUTHTOK Change only those authentication tokens that have expired. If any other bits are set, pam_chauthtok() will return PAM_SYMBOL_ERR. RETURN VALUES
The pam_chauthtok() function returns one of the following values: [PAM_ABORT] General failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_DISABLE_AGING] Authentication token aging disabled. [PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR] Authentication token failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_LOCK_BUSY] Authentication token lock busy. [PAM_AUTHTOK_RECOVERY_ERR] Failed to recover old authentication token. [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR] Invalid symbol. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. [PAM_TRY_AGAIN] Try again. SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_strerror(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_chauthtok() 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. The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@des.no>. BSD
September 12, 2014 BSD
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