PAM_SHELLS

Section: Linux\-PAM Manual (8)
Updated: 05/18/2017
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NAME

pam_shells - PAM module to check for valid login shell  

SYNOPSIS

pam_shells.so
 

DESCRIPTION

pam_shells is a PAM module that only allows access to the system if the user's shell is listed in /etc/shells.

It also checks if /etc/shells is a plain file and not world writable.  

OPTIONS

This module does not recognise any options.  

MODULE TYPES PROVIDED

The auth and account module types are provided.  

RETURN VALUES

PAM_AUTH_ERR

Access to the system was denied.

PAM_SUCCESS

The user's login shell was listed as valid shell in /etc/shells.

PAM_SERVICE_ERR

The module was not able to get the name of the user.
 

EXAMPLES

auth  required  pam_shells.so
      

 

SEE ALSO

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

AUTHOR

pam_shells was written by Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
RETURN VALUES
EXAMPLES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
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