pam_getenv(3) — Linux manual page


PAM_GETENV(3)               Linux-PAM Manual               PAM_GETENV(3)

NAME         top

       pam_getenv - get a PAM environment variable

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <security/pam_appl.h>

       const char *pam_getenv(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *name);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pam_getenv function searches the PAM environment list as
       associated with the handle pamh for an item that matches the
       string pointed to by name and returns a pointer to the value of
       the environment variable. The application is not allowed to free
       the data.

RETURN VALUES         top

       The pam_getenv function returns NULL on failure.

SEE ALSO         top

       pam_start(3), pam_getenvlist(3), pam_putenv(3), pam(8)

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Linux-PAM Manual               12/22/2023                  PAM_GETENV(3)

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