null conversation function
openpam_nullconv() function is a null conversation
function suitable for applications that want to use PAM but don't support
interactive dialog with the user. Such applications should set
PAM_AUTHTOK to whatever authentication token they've
obtained on their own before calling
and / or
and their PAM configuration should specify the
use_first_pass option for all modules that require
access to the authentication token, to make sure they use
PAM_AUTHTOK rather than try to query the user.
openpam_nullconv() function returns one of the
- Conversation failure.
openpam_nullconv() function is an OpenPAM extension.
openpam_nullconv() function and this manual page
were developed for the FreeBSD 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 Dag-Erling