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PAM_GET_ITEM(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual	       PAM_GET_ITEM(3)

     pam_get_item — get PAM information

     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

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

     pam_get_item(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int item_type, const void **item);

     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

     PAM_TTY		 The name of the current terminal.

     PAM_RHOST		 The name of the applicant's host.

     PAM_CONV		 A struct pam_conv describing the current conversation

     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.

			 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 struct pam_conv.

     The pam_get_item function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]	 Invalid symbol.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System error.

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

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

     The pam_get_item 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

BSD			       December 21, 2007			   BSD

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