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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAMCK (1)

NAME

pamck - test PAM stack

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Exit Codes
Examples
Note
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

pamck [-hv] [-s SERVICE]
[-g GROUP] USER [PASSWORD]

DESCRIPTION

Tests the functionality of PAM stack.

OPTIONS

-h Print short help summary and exit.
-v Print program version and copyright information and exit.
-s SERVICE
  Select service name to use. Default group is check.
-g GROUP Select PAM management group to check. Allowed arguments are:
auth Authentication group. Call pam_authenticate.
acct Account management. Call pam_acct_mgmt.
open Session management. Call pam_open_session.
close Session management. Call pam_close_session.
pass Password management. Call pam_chauthtok.

EXIT CODES

0 Successful termination.
1 Invalid command line usage.
2 PAM stack returned error.

EXAMPLES

0step]. Test if the user smith can be authenticated using the check service. The program will ask for password interactively:
pamck smith
0[step]. Same as above, but supply password on the command line:
pamck smith guessme
0[step]. Check if the user smith authenticates using the ftp service.
pamck -s ftp smith

NOTE

This manpage is a short description of pamck. For a detailed discussion, including examples and usage recommendations, refer to the PAM-modules Manual available in texinfo format. If the info reader and the tar documentation are properly installed on your system, the command

info pam-modules

should give you access to the complete manual.

You can also view the manual using the info mode in emacs(1), or find it in various formats online at

http://www.gnu.org.ua/software/pam-modules/manual

If any discrepancies occur between this manpage and the PAM-modules Manual, the later shall be considered the authoritative source.

SEE ALSO

pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8).

AUTHORS

Sergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org>

BUG REPORTS

Report bugs to <bug-pam-modules@gnu.org.ua>.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001-2014 Sergey Poznyakoff
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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