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Manual Pages  — PAM_SET_ITEM

NAME

pam_set_item – set authentication information

CONTENTS

LIBRARY

Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS

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

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

DESCRIPTION

The pam_set_item() function sets the item specified by the item_type argument to a copy of the object pointed to by the item argument. The item is stored in the PAM context specified by the pamh argument. See pam_get_item(3) for a list of recognized item types.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_set_item() function returns one of the following values:
[PAM_BUF_ERR]
  Memory buffer error.
[PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]
  Invalid symbol.
[PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]
  System error.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_get_item(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS

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

AUTHORS

The pam_set_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 program.

The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Sm/orgrav <des@des.no>.


PAM_SET_ITEM (3) September 12, 2014

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