pam_sm_open_session man page

pam_sm_open_session — PAM service function to start session management

Synopsis

#define PAM_SM_SESSION
#include <security/pam_modules.h>

int pam_sm_open_session(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags, int argc, const char **argv);

Description

The pam_sm_open_session function is the service module's implementation of the pam_open_session(3) interface.

This function is called to commence a session. The only valid value for flags is zero or:

PAM_SILENT

Do not emit any messages.

Return Values

PAM_SESSION_ERR

Cannot make/remove an entry for the specified session.

PAM_SUCCESS

The session was successfully started.

See Also

pam(3), pam_open_session(3), pam_sm_close_session(3), pam_strerror(3), PAM(8)

Referenced By

pam_debug(8).

04/01/2016 Linux-PAM Manual Linux-PAM Manual