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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_SEARCH_LIST (8)

NAME

pam_search_list - search_list PAM module

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
     Search List Account Management Module
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS

[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_search_list [options]

DESCRIPTION

The search_list service module for PAM, pam_search_list provides functionality for only one PAM category: account management. In terms of the module-type parameter, this is the "account" feature.

    Search List Account Management Module

The search_list account management component (pam_sm_acct_mgmt), succeeds if and only if the user is listed in a file specified by its path parameter.

The following options may be passed to the authentication module:
debug syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level.
no_warn suppress warning messages to the user. These messages include reasons why the user’s authentication attempt was declined.
path = filename
  path to file to search for username. If file is not readable, error is logged and user is considered to be not found. Required parameter.
disallow
  reverse the semantics; pam_search_list will succeed if and only if the user is not listed in filename specified by path parameter.
allow_root
  do not automatically fail if the target user’s UID is 0.

SEE ALSO

pam.conf(5), pam(8)

AUTHORS

The pam_search_list module and this manual page were developed by Victor Popov and were based on pam_ftpusers module, which was developed for the
.Fx Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, 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.
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