pam_prompt man page on FreeBSD

Man page or keyword search:  
man Server   9747 pages
apropos Keyword Search (all sections)
Output format
FreeBSD logo
[printable version]

PAM_PROMPT(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		 PAM_PROMPT(3)

NAME
     pam_prompt — call the conversation function

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

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

     int
     pam_prompt(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int style, char **resp,
	 const char *fmt, ...);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_prompt function constructs a message from the specified format
     string and arguments and passes it to the given PAM context's conversa‐
     tion function.

     A pointer to the response, or NULL if the conversation function did not
     return one, is stored in the location pointed to by the resp argument.

     See pam_vprompt(3) for further details.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_prompt function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]	 Conversation failure.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System error.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_error(3), pam_info(3), pam_strerror(3), pam_vprompt(3)

STANDARDS
     The pam_prompt function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The pam_prompt 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.

BSD			       December 21, 2007			   BSD
[top]

List of man pages available for FreeBSD

Copyright (c) for man pages and the logo by the respective OS vendor.

For those who want to learn more, the polarhome community provides shell access and support.

[legal] [privacy] [GNU] [policy] [cookies] [netiquette] [sponsors] [FAQ]
Tweet
Polarhome, production since 1999.
Member of Polarhome portal.
Based on Fawad Halim's script.
...................................................................
Vote for polarhome
Free Shell Accounts :: the biggest list on the net