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NAME
pam_securetty -- SecureTTY PAM module
SYNOPSIS
[service-name] module-type control-flag pam_securetty [options]
DESCRIPTION
The SecureTTY service module for PAM provides functionality for only one PAM category: account management. In terms of the module-type parameter, this is the ``account'' feature. It also provides null functions for authentication and session management. SecureTTY Account Management Module The SecureTTY account management component (pam_sm_acct_mgmt()), returns failure if the user is attempting to authenticate as superuser, and the process is attached to an insecure TTY. In all other cases, the module returns success. A TTY is considered secure if it is listed in /etc/ttys and has the TTY_SECURE flag set. The following options may be passed to the authentication module: debug syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level. no_warn suppress warning messages to the user. These messages include reasons why the user's authentication attempt was declined.
SEE ALSO
getttynam(3), syslog(3), pam.conf(5), ttys(5), pam(8) NetBSD 9.0 July 8, 2001 NetBSD 9.0
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