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Manual Reference Pages  -  OPENPAM_GET_FEATURE (3)

NAME

openpam_get_feature - query the state of an optional feature

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards
Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h
.In security/openpam.h int openpam_get_feature int feature int *onoff

DESCRIPTION


.Bf Sy This function is experimental and may be modified or removed in a future release without prior warning.
.Ef

The openpam_get_feature function stores the current state of the specified feature in the variable pointed to by its onoff argument.

The following features are recognized:
OPENPAM_RESTRICT_SERVICE_NAME
  Disallow path separators in service names. This feature is enabled by default. Disabling it allows the application to specify the path to the desired policy file directly.
OPENPAM_VERIFY_POLICY_FILE
  Verify the ownership and permissions of the policy file and the path leading up to it. This feature is enabled by default.
OPENPAM_RESTRICT_MODULE_NAME
  Disallow path separators in module names. This feature is disabled by default. Enabling it prevents the use of modules in non-standard locations.
OPENPAM_VERIFY_MODULE_FILE
  Verify the ownership and permissions of each loadable module and the path leading up to it. This feature is enabled by default.

RETURN VALUES

The openpam_get_feature function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]
  Invalid symbol.

SEE ALSO

openpam_set_feature(3), pam(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS

The openpam_get_feature function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS

The openpam_get_feature function and this manual page were developed by
.An Dag-Erling Sm\(/orgrav Aq des@des.no .
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