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PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)        NetBSD Library Functions Manual       PAM_CHAUTHTOK(3)


NAME
pam_chauthtok -- perform password related functions within the PAM frame- work
SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> int pam_chauthtok(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);
DESCRIPTION
The pam_chauthtok() function attempts to change the authentication token for the user associated with the pam context specified by the pamh argu- ment. The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following val- ues: PAM_SILENT Do not emit any messages. PAM_CHANGE_EXPIRED_AUTHTOK Change only those authentication tokens that have expired. If any other bits are set, pam_chauthtok() will return PAM_BAD_CONSTANT.
RETURN VALUES
The pam_chauthtok() function returns one of the following values: [PAM_SUCCESS] Success. [PAM_ABORT] General failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_DISABLE_AGING] Authentication token aging disabled. [PAM_AUTHTOK_ERR] Authentication token failure. [PAM_AUTHTOK_LOCK_BUSY] Authentication token lock busy. [PAM_AUTHTOK_RECOVERY_ERR] Failed to recover old authentication token. [PAM_BAD_CONSTANT] Bad constant. [PAM_BUF_ERR] Memory buffer error. [PAM_CONV_ERR] Conversation failure. [PAM_PERM_DENIED] Permission denied. [PAM_SERVICE_ERR] Error in service module. [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR] System error. [PAM_TRY_AGAIN] Try again.
SEE ALSO
pam(3), pam_strerror(3)
STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997.
AUTHORS
The pam_chauthtok() function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program. The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@des.no>. NetBSD 9.0 April 30, 2017 NetBSD 9.0
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