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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2015-03-24 16:57:14 +0100
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2015-03-24 16:57:14 +0100
commit7b39983f3a7b5e7522f1672e49dcbfe579f0228f (patch)
treebdd4b701f05faea4e2109fb9c33623cb90f53f26 /modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml
parent89915a23a085d414bce61040364810be3975e261 (diff)
Clarify pam_access docs re PAM service names and X $DISPLAY value testing.
(Ticket #39) * modules/pam_access/access.conf.5.xml * modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml Signed-off-by: Karl O. Pinc <kop at>
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1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml b/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml
index 710e2e7b..c629a9f3 100644
--- a/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml
+++ b/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8.xml
@@ -50,7 +50,8 @@
The pam_access PAM module is mainly for access management.
It provides logdaemon style login access control based on login
names, host or domain names, internet addresses or network numbers,
- or on terminal line names in case of non-networked logins.
+ or on terminal line names, X <varname>$DISPLAY</varname> values,
+ or PAM service names in case of non-networked logins.
By default rules for access management are taken from config file
@@ -59,7 +60,7 @@
If Linux PAM is compiled with audit support the module will report
- when it denies access based on origin (host or tty).
+ when it denies access based on origin (host, tty, etc.).