pam_error man page

pam_error, pam_verror — display error messages to the user

Synopsis

#include <security/pam_ext.h>

int pam_error(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *fmt, ...);

int pam_verror(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *fmt, va_list args);

Description

The pam_error function prints error messages through the conversation function to the user.

The pam_verror function performs the same task as pam_error() with the difference that it takes a set of arguments which have been obtained using the stdarg(3) variable argument list macros.

Return Values

PAM_BUF_ERR

Memory buffer error.

PAM_CONV_ERR

Conversation failure.

PAM_SUCCESS

Error message was displayed.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

System error.

See Also

pam_info(3), pam_vinfo(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_vprompt(3), pam(8)

Standards

The pam_error and pam_verror functions are Linux-PAM extensions.

Referenced By

pam_verror(3) is an alias of pam_error(3).

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