This function together with the pam_set_data(3) function is useful to
manage module-specific data meaningful only to the calling PAM
The pam_get_data function looks up the object associated with the
(hopefully) unique string module_data_name in the PAM context
specified by the pamh argument. A successful call to pam_get_data
will result in data pointing to the object. Note, this data is not a
copy and should be treated as constant by the module.
Data was successful retrieved.
A NULL pointer was submitted as PAM handle or the function was
called by an application.
Module data not found or there is an entry, but it has the value
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