PAM_SHELLS(8) Linux-PAM Manual PAM_SHELLS(8)
pam_shells - PAM module to check for valid login shell
pam_shells is a PAM module that only allows access to the system if the user's shell is listed in /etc/shells. It also checks if /etc/shells is a plain file and not world writable.
This module does not recognise any options.
The auth and account module types are provided.
PAM_AUTH_ERR Access to the system was denied. PAM_SUCCESS The user's login shell was listed as valid shell in /etc/shells. PAM_SERVICE_ERR The module was not able to get the name of the user.
auth required pam_shells.so
shells(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)
pam_shells was written by Erik Troan <email@example.com>.
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Pages that refer to this page: shells(5)