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

PAM_DENY(8)                   Linux-PAM Manual                   PAM_DENY(8)

NAME         top

       pam_deny - The locking-out PAM module

SYNOPSIS         top

       pam_deny.so

DESCRIPTION         top

       This module can be used to deny access. It always indicates a failure
       to the application through the PAM framework. It might be suitable
       for using for default (the OTHER) entries.

OPTIONS         top

       This module does not recognise any options.

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED         top

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

RETURN VALUES         top

       PAM_AUTH_ERR
           This is returned by the account and auth services.

       PAM_CRED_ERR
           This is returned by the setcred function.

       PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR
           This is returned by the password service.

       PAM_SESSION_ERR
           This is returned by the session service.

EXAMPLES         top

           #%PAM-1.0
           #
           # If we don't have config entries for a service, the
           # OTHER entries are used. To be secure, warn and deny
           # access to everything.
           other auth     required       pam_warn.so
           other auth     required       pam_deny.so
           other account  required       pam_warn.so
           other account  required       pam_deny.so
           other password required       pam_warn.so
           other password required       pam_deny.so
           other session  required       pam_warn.so
           other session  required       pam_deny.so

SEE ALSO         top

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

AUTHOR         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux-PAM Manual                 04/01/2016                      PAM_DENY(8)