pam_permit man page

pam_permit — The promiscuous module

Synopsis

pam_permit.so

Description

pam_permit is a PAM module that always permit access. It does nothing else.

In the case of authentication, the user's name will be set to nobody if the application didn't set one. Many applications and PAM modules become confused if this name is unknown.

This module is very dangerous. It should be used with extreme caution.

Options

This module does not recognise any options.

Module Types Provided

The auth, account, password and session module types are provided.

Return Values

PAM_SUCCESS

This module always returns this value.

Examples

Add this line to your other login entries to disable account management, but continue to permit users to log in.

account  required  pam_permit.so

See Also

pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)

Author

pam_permit was written by Andrew G. Morgan, <morgan@kernel.org>.

Info

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