pam_close_session man page

pam_close_session — terminate PAM session management

Synopsis

#include <security/pam_appl.h>

int pam_close_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

Description

The pam_close_session function is used to indicate that an authenticated session has ended. The session should have been created with a call to pam_open_session(3).

It should be noted that the effective uid, geteuid(2). of the application should be of sufficient privilege to perform such tasks as unmounting the user's home directory for example.

The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values:

PAM_SILENT

Do not emit any messages.

Return Values

PAM_ABORT

General failure.

PAM_BUF_ERR

Memory buffer error.

PAM_SESSION_ERR

Session failure.

PAM_SUCCESS

Session was successful terminated.

See Also

pam_open_session(3), pam_strerror(3)

Referenced By

pam(3), pam_filter(8), pam_open_session(3), pam_setcred(3), pam_sm_close_session(3).

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