NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)          Linux-PAM Manual          PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)

NAME         top

       pam_close_session - terminate PAM session management

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <security/pam_appl.h>

       int pam_close_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pam_close_session function is used to indicate that an
       authenticated session has ended. The session should have been created
       with a call to pam_open_session(3).

       It should be noted that the effective uid, geteuid(2). of the
       application should be of sufficient privilege to perform such tasks
       as unmounting the user's home directory for example.

       The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following
       values:

       PAM_SILENT
           Do not emit any messages.

RETURN VALUES         top

       PAM_ABORT
           General failure.

       PAM_BUF_ERR
           Memory buffer error.

       PAM_SESSION_ERR
           Session failure.

       PAM_SUCCESS
           Session was successful terminated.

SEE ALSO         top

       pam_open_session(3), pam_strerror(3)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux-PAM Manual                 04/01/2016             PAM_CLOSE_SESSION(3)

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