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PAM_PROMPT

PAM_PROMPT

Section: Linux-PAM Manual (3) Updated: 08/31/2010
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NAME

pam_prompt, pam_vprompt - interface to conversation function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <security/pam_ext.h>
void pam_prompt(pam_handle_t *pamh, int style, char **response, const char *fmt, ...);
void pam_vprompt(pam_handle_t *pamh, int style, char **response, const char *fmt, va_list args);
 

DESCRIPTION

The pam_prompt function constructs a message from the specified format string and arguments and passes it to the conversation function as set by the service. Upon successful return, response is set to point to a string returned from the conversation function. This string is allocated on heap and should be freed.  

RETURN VALUES

PAM_BUF_ERR

Memory buffer error.

PAM_CONV_ERR

Conversation failure.

PAM_SUCCESS

Transaction was successful created.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

System error.
 

SEE ALSO

pam(7), pam_conv(3)  

STANDARDS

The pam_prompt and pam_vprompt functions are Linux-PAM extensions.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
SEE ALSO
STANDARDS

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