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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2006-05-04 06:56:04 +0000
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2006-05-04 06:56:04 +0000
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Purpose of commit: new feature, cleanup Commit summary: --------------- To unify look of error messages remove trailing dot from 4 pam_strerror() messages and adjust translations. Convert all xml files to UTF-8. Add pam.3 and pam_sm_acct_mgmt.3. 2006-05-04 Thorsten Kukuk <> * libpam/pam_strerror.c: Unify error messages. * po/zh_TW.po: Adjust for last pam_strerror changes. * po/zh_CN.po: Likewise. * po/uk.po: Likewise. * po/tr.po: Likewise. * po/pt.po: Likewise. * po/pt_BR.po: Likewise. * po/pl.po: Likewise. * po/ja.po: Likewise. * po/nl.po: Likewise. * po/nb.po: Likewise. * po/it.po: Likewise. * po/hu.po: Likewise. * po/fr.po: Likewise. * po/fi.po: Likewise. * po/es.po: Likewise. * po/de.po: Likewise. * po/cs.po: Likewise. * doc/man/pam.3.xml: New. * doc/man/pam.3. New, generated from XML file. * doc/man/pam_sm_acct_mgmt.3.xml: New. * doc/man/pam_sm_acct_mgmt.3: New, generated from XML file. * doc/man/*.xml: Fix encoding and use always UTF-8, regenerate all manual pages. * doc/pam_modules.sgml (PAM_NEW_AUTHTOKEN_REQD): Fix typo.
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+.\" ** You probably do not want to edit this file directly **
+.\" It was generated using the DocBook XSL Stylesheets (version 1.69.1).
+.\" Instead of manually editing it, you probably should edit the DocBook XML
+.\" source for it and then use the DocBook XSL Stylesheets to regenerate it.
+.TH "PAM_SM_ACCT_MGMT" "3" "05/04/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
+.\" disable hyphenation
+.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only) l
+pam_sm_acct_mgmt \- PAM service module for account management
+\fB#include <security/pam_modules.h>\fR
+.HP 32
+\fBPAM_EXTERN\ int\ \fBpam_sm_acct_mgmt\fR\fR\fB(\fR\fBpam_handle_t\ *\fR\fB\fIpamh\fR\fR\fB, \fR\fBint\ \fR\fB\fIflags\fR\fR\fB, \fR\fBint\ \fR\fB\fIargc\fR\fR\fB, \fR\fBconst\ char\ **\fR\fB\fIargv\fR\fR\fB);\fR
+function is the service module's implementation of the
+This function performs the task of establishing whether the user is permitted to gain access at this time. It should be understood that the user has previously been validated by an authentication module. This function checks for other things. Such things might be: the time of day or the date, the terminal line, remote hostname, etc. This function may also determine things like the expiration on passwords, and respond that the user change it before continuing.
+Valid flags, which may be logically OR'd with
+\fIPAM_SILENT\fR, are:
+Do not emit any messages.
+if the database of authentication tokens for this authentication mechanism has a
+entry for the user
+User account has expired.
+Authentication failure.
+The user's authentication token has expired. Before calling this function again the application will arrange for a new one to be given. This will likely result in a call to
+Permission denied.
+The authentication token was successfully updated.
+User unknown to password service.