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authorSteve Langasek <>2019-01-03 17:53:41 -0800
committerSteve Langasek <>2019-01-03 18:17:08 -0800
commit212b52cf29c06cc209bc8ac0540dbab1acdf1464 (patch)
tree58da0bf39f5c4122e4a1b4da20fdeea52b97a671 /modules/pam_exec/README
parent9c52e721044e7501c3d4567b36d222dc7326224a (diff)
parent56c8282d128fb484ffc77dff73abf42229b291d3 (diff)
New upstream version 1.1.0
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1 files changed, 8 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/modules/pam_exec/README b/modules/pam_exec/README
index f0845205..14d1b9f0 100644
--- a/modules/pam_exec/README
+++ b/modules/pam_exec/README
@@ -8,8 +8,9 @@ pam_exec is a PAM module that can be used to run an external command.
The child's environment is set to the current PAM environment list, as returned
by pam_getenvlist(3) In addition, the following PAM items are exported as
-environment variables: PAM_RHOST, PAM_RUSER, PAM_SERVICE, PAM_TTY, and PAM_USER
+environment variables: PAM_RHOST, PAM_RUSER, PAM_SERVICE, PAM_TTY, PAM_USER and
+PAM_TYPE, which contains one of the module types: account, auth, password,
+open_session and close_session.
@@ -17,6 +18,11 @@ debug
Print debug information.
+ During authentication the calling command can read the password from stdin
+ (3).
The output of the command is appended to file