pam_systemd_home - Man Page

Automatically mount home directories managed by systemd-homed.service on login, and unmount them on logout

Synopsis

pam_systemd_home.so

Description

pam_systemd_home ensures that home directories managed by systemd-homed.service(8) are automatically activated (mounted) on user login, and are deactivated (unmounted) when the last session of the user ends.

Options

The following options are understood:

suspend=

Takes a boolean argument. If true, the home directory of the user will be suspended automatically during system suspend; if false it will remain active. Automatic suspending of the home directory improves security substantially as secret key material is automatically removed from memory before the system is put to sleep and must be re-acquired (through user re-authentication) when coming back from suspend. It is recommended to set this parameter for all PAM applications that have support for automatically re-authenticating via PAM on system resume. If multiple sessions of the same user are open in parallel the user's home directory will be left unsuspended on system suspend as long as at least one of the sessions does not set this parameter. Defaults to off.

debug[=]

Takes an optional boolean argument. If yes or without the argument, the module will log debugging information as it operates.

Module Types Provided

The module provides all four management operations: auth, account, session, password.

Environment

The following environment variables are initialized by the module and available to the processes of the user's session:

$SYSTEMD_HOME=1

Indicates that the user's home directory is managed by systemd-homed.service.

Example

Here's an example PAM configuration fragment that permits users managed by systemd-homed.service to log in:

#%PAM-1.0
auth      sufficient pam_unix.so
-auth     sufficient pam_systemd_home.so
auth      required   pam_deny.so

account   required   pam_nologin.so
-account  sufficient pam_systemd_home.so
account   sufficient pam_unix.so
account   required   pam_permit.so

-password sufficient pam_systemd_home.so
password  sufficient pam_unix.so sha512 shadow try_first_pass try_authtok
password  required   pam_deny.so

-session  optional   pam_keyinit.so revoke
-session  optional   pam_loginuid.so
-session  optional   pam_systemd_home.so
-session  optional   pam_systemd.so
session   required   pam_unix.so

See Also

systemd(1), systemd-homed.service(8), homed.conf(5), homectl(1), pam_systemd(8), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(8)

Referenced By

pam_systemd(8), systemd.directives(7), systemd.index(7).

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