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NAME

pam_get_data - get module information

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
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Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h "int" pam_get_data "pam_handle_t *pamh" "const char *module_data_name" "void **data"

DESCRIPTION

The pam_get_data function looks up the opaque object associated with the string specified by the module_data_name argument, in the PAM context specified by the pamh argument. A pointer to the object is stored in the location pointed to by the data argument.

This function and its counterpart pam_set_data(3) are useful for managing data that are meaningful only to a particular service module.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_get_data function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_NO_MODULE_DATA]
Module data not found.
[PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]
System error.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_set_data(3), pam_strerror(3)

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