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PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE(3)     Library Functions Manual     PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE(3)

NAME
     pam_sm_authenticate -- service module implementation for pam_authenticate

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>
     #include <security/pam_modules.h>

     int
     pam_sm_authenticate(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags, int argc,
         const char **argv);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_sm_authenticate() function is the service module's implementation
     of the pam_authenticate(3) API function.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_sm_authenticate() function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_ABORT]         General failure.

     [PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL]
                         Authentication information is unavailable.

     [PAM_AUTH_ERR]      Authentication error.

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]       Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]      Conversation failure.

     [PAM_CRED_INSUFFICIENT]
                         Insufficient credentials.

     [PAM_IGNORE]        Ignore this module.

     [PAM_MAXTRIES]      Maximum number of tries exceeded.

     [PAM_PERM_DENIED]   Permission denied.

     [PAM_SERVICE_ERR]   Error in service module.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]    System error.

     [PAM_USER_UNKNOWN]  Unknown user.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_authenticate(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS
     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules,
     June 1997.

AUTHORS
     The pam_sm_authenticate() 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 Smorgrav <des@des.no>.

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