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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_SM_CHAUTHTOK (3)

NAME

pam_sm_chauthtok - service module implementation for pam_chauthtok

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/pam_modules.h int pam_sm_chauthtok pam_handle_t *pamh int flags int argc const char **argv

DESCRIPTION

The pam_sm_chauthtok function is the service module’s implementation of the pam_chauthtok(3) API function.

When the application calls pam_chauthtok(3), the service function is called twice, first with the PAM_PRELIM_CHECK flag set and then again with the PAM_UPDATE_AUTHTOK flag set.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_sm_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_IGNORE]
  Ignore this module.
[PAM_PERM_DENIED]
  Permission denied.
[PAM_SERVICE_ERR]
  Error in service module.
[PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]
  System error.
[PAM_TRY_AGAIN]
  Try again.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_chauthtok(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS


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

AUTHORS

The pam_sm_chauthtok 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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