pam_warn man page

pam_warn — PAM module which logs all PAM items if called




pam_warn is a PAM module that logs the service, terminal, user, remote user and remote host to syslog(3). The items are not probed for, but instead obtained from the standard PAM items. The module always returns PAM_IGNORE, indicating that it does not want to affect the authentication process.


This module does not recognise any options.

Module Types Provided

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

Return Values


This module always returns PAM_IGNORE.


# If we don't have config entries for a service, the
# OTHER entries are used. To be secure, warn and deny
# access to everything.
other auth     required       pam_warn.so
other auth     required       pam_deny.so
other account  required       pam_warn.so
other account  required       pam_deny.so
other password required       pam_warn.so
other password required       pam_deny.so
other session  required       pam_warn.so
other session  required       pam_deny.so

See Also

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


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


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