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NAME

pam_get_item - get PAM information

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards
Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h "int" pam_get_item "pam_handle_t *pamh" "int item_type" "const void **item"

DESCRIPTION

The pam_get_item function stores a pointer to the item specified by the item_type argument in the location specified by the item argument. The item is retrieved from the PAM context specified by the pamh argument. The following item types are recognized:
PAM_SERVICE
The name of the requesting service.
PAM_USER
The name of the user the application is trying to authenticate.
PAM_TTY
The name of the current terminal.
PAM_RHOST
The name of the applicant’s host.
PAM_CONV
A
.Vt struct pam_conv describing the current conversation function.
PAM_AUTHTOK
The current authentication token.
PAM_OLDAUTHTOK
The expired authentication token.
PAM_RUSER
The name of the applicant.
PAM_USER_PROMPT
The prompt to use when asking the applicant for a user name to authenticate as.
PAM_AUTHTOK_PROMPT
The prompt to use when asking the applicant for an authentication token.
PAM_OLDAUTHTOK_PROMPT
The prompt to use when asking the applicant for an expired authentication token prior to changing it.

See pam_start(3) for a description of
.Vt struct pam_conv .

RETURN VALUES

The pam_get_item function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]
Invalid symbol.
[PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]
System error.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_set_item(3), pam_start(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS

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