|Display the message and obtain the users response without displaying it.|
|Display the message and obtain the users response.|
|Display the message as an error message, and do not wait for a response.|
|Display the message as an informational message, and do not wait for a response.|
A pointer to the response, or NULL if the conversation function did not return one, is stored in the location pointed to by the resp argument.
The message and response should not exceed PAM_MAX_MSG_SIZE or PAM_MAX_RESP_SIZE, respectively. If they do, they may be truncated.
The pam_vprompt function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error.
pam(3), pam_error(3), pam_info(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_strerror(3), pam_verror(3), pam_vinfo(3), vsnprintf(3)
The pam_vprompt function is an OpenPAM extension.
The pam_vprompt 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 Smrgrav Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .