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PAM_GUEST(8)                System Manager's Manual               PAM_GUEST(8)

     pam_guest - Guest PAM module

     [service-name] module-type control-flag pam_guest [arguments]

     The guest service module for PAM allows guest logins.  If successful, the
     pam_guest module sets the PAM environment variable GUEST to the login
     name.  The application can check this variable using pam_getenv(3) to
     differentiate guest logins from normal logins.

     The following options may be passed to the pam_guest module:

     guests=list        Comma-separated list of guest account names.  The
                        default is "guest".  A typical value for ftpd(8) would
                        be "anonymous,ftp".

     nopass             Omits the password prompt if the target account is on
                        the list of guest accounts.

     pass_as_ruser      The password typed in by the user is exported as the
                        PAM_RUSER item.  This is useful for applications like
                        ftpd(8) where guest users are encouraged to use their
                        email address as password.

     pass_is_user       Requires the guest user to type in the guest account
                        name as password.

     pam_get_item(3), pam_getenv(3), pam.conf(5), pam(8)

     The pam_guest module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD
     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.

NetBSD 9.99                      May 26, 2003                      NetBSD 9.99