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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_SET_ITEM (3)

NAME

pam_set_item - set authentication information

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards
Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h int pam_set_item pam_handle_t *pamh int item_type const void *item

DESCRIPTION

The pam_set_item function sets the item specified by the item_type argument to a copy of the object pointed to by the item argument. The item is stored in the PAM context specified by the pamh argument. See pam_get_item(3) for a list of recognized item types.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_set_item function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_BUF_ERR]
  Memory buffer error.
[PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]
  Invalid symbol.
[PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]
  System error.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_get_item(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS


.Rs X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules
.Re

AUTHORS

The pam_set_item function and this manual page were developed for the
.Fx 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
.An Dag-Erling Sm\(/orgrav Aq des@des.no .

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