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36.Dd March 5, 2002
37.Dt PAM_AUTHENTICATE 3
38.Os
39.Sh NAME
40.Nm pam_authenticate
41.Nd perform authentication within the PAM framework
42.Sh LIBRARY
43.Lb libpam
44.Sh SYNOPSIS
45.In security/pam_appl.h
46.Ft int
47.Fn pam_authenticate "pam_handle_t *pamh" "int flags"
48.Sh DESCRIPTION
49No description available.
50.Sh RETURN VALUES
51The
52.Nm
53function returns one of the following values:
54.Bl -tag -width 18n
55.It Bq Er PAM_ABORT
56General failure.
57.It Bq Er PAM_AUTHINFO_UNAVAIL
58Authentication information is unavailable.
59.It Bq Er PAM_AUTH_ERR
60Authentication error.
61.It Bq Er PAM_BUF_ERR
62Memory buffer error.
63.It Bq Er PAM_CONV_ERR
64Conversation failure.
65.It Bq Er PAM_CRED_INSUFFICIENT
66Insufficient credentials.
67.It Bq Er PAM_MAXTRIES
68Maximum number of tries exceeded.
69.It Bq Er PAM_PERM_DENIED
70Permission denied.
71.It Bq Er PAM_SERVICE_ERR
72Error in service module.
73.It Bq Er PAM_SYSTEM_ERR
74System error.
75.It Bq Er PAM_USER_UNKNOWN
76Unknown user.
77.El
78.Sh SEE ALSO
79.Xr pam 3 ,
80.Xr pam_strerror 3
81.Sh STANDARDS
82.Rs
83.%T "X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules"
84.%D "June 1997"
85.Re
86.Sh AUTHORS
87The
88.Nm
89function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project
90by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, the Security Research Division of Network
91Associates, Inc.  under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035
92.Pq Dq CBOSS ,
93as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.
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