lsh-pam-checkpw - program to check a PAM username/password combination
This manual page documents briefly the
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution
because the original program does not have a manual page.
Instead, it has documentation in the GNU Info format; see below.
lsh-pam-checkpw is a program that checks if a username and password
combination is valid for login by doing a PAM lookup. It is designed to be
used as a password helper program for lshd (8), (eg.
takes one required argument, which is the username, and reads the password from
stdin, then returns 0 if the password is valid, or 1 otherwise. Note that the
password must be supplied exactly, ie. there must be no newline after the
password, so if invoking from a shell, just type "<your-password><CTRL-D>".
The programs are documented fully by
available via the Info system.
This manual page was written by Timshel Knoll <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).