NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | MODULE TYPES PROVIDED | RETURN VALUES | EXAMPLES | SEE ALSO | AUTHOR | COLOPHON

PAM_DEBUG(8)                  Linux-PAM Manual                  PAM_DEBUG(8)

NAME         top

       pam_debug - PAM module to debug the PAM stack

SYNOPSIS         top

       pam_debug.so [auth=value] [cred=value] [acct=value]
                    [prechauthtok=value] [chauthtok=value] [auth=value]
                    [open_session=value] [close_session=value]

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pam_debug PAM module is intended as a debugging aide for
       determining how the PAM stack is operating. This module returns what
       its module arguments tell it to return.

OPTIONS         top

       auth=value
           The pam_sm_authenticate(3) function will return value.

       cred=value
           The pam_sm_setcred(3) function will return value.

       acct=value
           The pam_sm_acct_mgmt(3) function will return value.

       prechauthtok=value
           The pam_sm_chauthtok(3) function will return value if the
           PAM_PRELIM_CHECK flag is set.

       chauthtok=value
           The pam_sm_chauthtok(3) function will return value if the
           PAM_PRELIM_CHECK flag is not set.

       open_session=value
           The pam_sm_open_session(3) function will return value.

       close_session=value
           The pam_sm_close_session(3) function will return value.

       Where value can be one of: success, open_err, symbol_err,
       service_err, system_err, buf_err, perm_denied, auth_err,
       cred_insufficient, authinfo_unavail, user_unknown, maxtries,
       new_authtok_reqd, acct_expired, session_err, cred_unavail,
       cred_expired, cred_err, no_module_data, conv_err, authtok_err,
       authtok_recover_err, authtok_lock_busy, authtok_disable_aging,
       try_again, ignore, abort, authtok_expired, module_unknown, bad_item,
       conv_again, incomplete.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED         top

       All module types (auth, account, password and session) are provided.

RETURN VALUES         top

       PAM_SUCCESS
           Default return code if no other value was specified, else
           specified return value.

EXAMPLES         top

           auth    requisite       pam_permit.so
           auth    [success=2 default=ok]  pam_debug.so auth=perm_denied cred=success
           auth    [default=reset]         pam_debug.so auth=success cred=perm_denied
           auth    [success=done default=die] pam_debug.so
           auth    optional        pam_debug.so auth=perm_denied cred=perm_denied
           auth    sufficient      pam_debug.so auth=success cred=success

SEE ALSO         top

       pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)

AUTHOR         top

       pam_debug was written by Andrew G. Morgan <morgan@kernel.org>.

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the linux-pam (Pluggable Authentication Modules
       for Linux) project.  Information about the project can be found at 
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Linux-PAM Manual                 04/01/2016                     PAM_DEBUG(8)