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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_LOG (8)

NAME

pam_log - log messages to syslog

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Module Types Provided
Return Values
Examples
Note
Authors
Copyright

SYNOPSIS

pam_log [-audit]
[-debug[=LEVEL]]
[-noopen]
[-waitdebug[=SECONDS]]
[-pri=FACILITY.PRIORITY]
[-tag=LABEL] TEXT...

DESCRIPTION

Sends diagnostic text to syslog.

OPTIONS

-pri=FACILITY.PRIORITY
  Send text to the given syslog facility and priority. Valid values for FACILITY are: user, daemon, auth, authpriv, and local0 through local7. Valid values for PRIORITY are: emerg, alert, crit, err, warning, notice, info, and debug.

Either part can be omitted, in which case the following defaults are used: FACILITY=authpriv, PRIORITY=info.

-tag=LABEL
  Use LABEL as the syslog tag, instead of the module name.
-debug[=NUMBER]
  Set debugging level (0 <= NUMBER <= 100).
-audit Log full debugging information (equivalent to debug=100).
-waitdebug=N
  Wait for N seconds before starting up. This option is intended to facilitate attaching to the module with gdb(1). It is available only if the package was configured with the --enable-debug option.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

All module types (account, auth, password and session) are provided.

RETURN VALUES

PAM_IGNORE
  Ignore this module.

EXAMPLES

account requisite pam_log.so -tag FTP \
-pri=daemon.info User ${user:-unknown} is granted FTP access

NOTE

This manpage is a short description of pam_log. 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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