*nix Documentation Project
·  Home
 +   man pages
·  Linux HOWTOs
·  FreeBSD Tips
·  *niX Forums

  man pages->FreeBSD man pages -> pam_set_data (3)              



NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     pam_set_data -- set module information

LIBRARY    [Toc]    [Back]

     PAM Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>

     pam_set_data(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *module_data_name,
         void *data,
         void (*cleanup)(pam_handle_t *pamh, void *data, int pam_end_status));

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The pam_set_data function associates a pointer to an opaque object with
     an arbitrary string specified by the module_data_name argument, in the
     PAM context specified by the pamh argument.

     If not NULL, the cleanup(3) argument should point to a function responsible
 for releasing the resources associated with the object.

     This function and its counterpart pam_get_data(3) are useful for managing
     data that are meaningful only to a particular service module.

RETURN VALUES    [Toc]    [Back]

     The pam_set_data function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]       Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]    System error.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     cleanup(3), pam(3), pam_get_data(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS    [Toc]    [Back]

     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules,
     June 1997.

AUTHORS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The pam_set_data function and this manual page were developed for the
     FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the
     Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc.  under
     DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA
     CHATS research program.

FreeBSD 5.2.1                    July 15, 2003                   FreeBSD 5.2.1
[ Back ]
 Similar pages
Name OS Title
ldr_inq_region Tru64 Return module information about a region in a loaded module
pam_get_data FreeBSD get module information
ldr_inq_module Tru64 Return information about a loaded module
cssm_GetModuleInfo Tru64 Get the module handle state information
modinfo Linux display information about a kernel module
modstat HP-UX get information for a dynamically loaded kernel module
streamadm Tru64 Defines configuration information about a STREAMS module or driver
pam_self FreeBSD Self PAM module
pam_rootok FreeBSD RootOK PAM module
pam_group FreeBSD Group PAM module
Copyright © 2004-2005 DeniX Solutions SRL
newsletter delivery service