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authorSteve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>2019-01-03 16:26:05 -0800
committerSteve Langasek <steve.langasek@ubuntu.com>2019-01-03 17:26:38 -0800
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+.\" Title: pam_open_session
+.\" Author:
+.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.73.1 <http://docbook.sf.net/>
+.\" Date: 04/16/2008
+.\" Manual: Linux-PAM Manual
+.\" Source: Linux-PAM Manual
+.\"
+.TH "PAM_OPEN_SESSION" "3" "04/16/2008" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
+.\" disable hyphenation
+.nh
+.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only)
+.ad l
+.SH "NAME"
+pam_open_session - start PAM session management
+.SH "SYNOPSIS"
+.sp
+.ft B
+.nf
+#include <security/pam_appl\.h>
+.fi
+.ft
+.HP 21
+.BI "int pam_open_session(pam_handle_t\ *" "pamh" ", int\ " "flags" ");"
+.SH "DESCRIPTION"
+.PP
+The
+\fBpam_open_session\fR
+function sets up a user session for a previously successful authenticated user\. The session should later be terminated with a call to
+\fBpam_close_session\fR(3)\.
+.PP
+It should be noted that the effective uid,
+\fBgeteuid\fR(2)\. of the application should be of sufficient privilege to perform such tasks as creating or mounting the user\'s home directory for example\.
+.PP
+The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values:
+.PP
+PAM_SILENT
+.RS 4
+Do not emit any messages\.
+.RE
+.SH "RETURN VALUES"
+.PP
+PAM_ABORT
+.RS 4
+General failure\.
+.RE
+.PP
+PAM_BUF_ERR
+.RS 4
+Memory buffer error\.
+.RE
+.PP
+PAM_SESSION_ERR
+.RS 4
+Session failure\.
+.RE
+.PP
+PAM_SUCCESS
+.RS 4
+Session was successful created\.
+.RE
+.SH "SEE ALSO"
+.PP
+
+\fBpam_close_session\fR(3),
+\fBpam_strerror\fR(3)