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PAM_STRERROR(3)       DragonFly Library Functions Manual       PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME

pam_strerror -- get PAM standard error message string

LIBRARY

Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> const char * pam_strerror(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int error_number);

DESCRIPTION

The pam_strerror() function returns a pointer to a string containing a textual description of the error indicated by the error_number argument. The pamh argument is ignored. For compatibility with other implementa- tions, it should be either a valid PAM handle returned by a previous call to pam_start(3), or NULL.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_strerror() function returns NULL on failure.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_start(3)

STANDARDS

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

AUTHORS

The pam_strerror() 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. DragonFly 3.7 May 26, 2012 DragonFly 3.7