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PAM_SHELLS


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

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 users 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 users 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(7)

AUTHOR

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

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