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PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE(3)	 BSD 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.

BSD			       December 21, 2007			   BSD
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