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authorSteve Langasek <>2020-08-11 14:54:29 -0700
committerSteve Langasek <>2020-08-11 14:54:29 -0700
commitf6d08ed47a3da3c08345bce2ca366e961c52ad7c (patch)
treedcbd0efb229b17f696f7195671f05b354b4f70fc /modules/pam_time/pam_time.8
parent668b13da8f830c38388cecac45539972e80cb246 (diff)
parent9e5bea9e146dee574796259ca464ad2435be3590 (diff)
New upstream version 1.4.0
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diff --git a/modules/pam_time/pam_time.8 b/modules/pam_time/pam_time.8
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--- a/modules/pam_time/pam_time.8
+++ b/modules/pam_time/pam_time.8
@@ -1,13 +1,13 @@
'\" t
.\" Title: pam_time
.\" Author: [see the "AUTHOR" section]
-.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.78.1 <>
-.\" Date: 05/18/2017
+.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.79.1 <>
+.\" Date: 06/08/2020
.\" Manual: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Source: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Language: English
-.TH "PAM_TIME" "8" "05/18/2017" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
+.TH "PAM_TIME" "8" "06/08/2020" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
.\" * Define some portability stuff
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
@@ -31,17 +31,24 @@
pam_time \- PAM module for time control access
.HP \w'\fBpam_time\&.so\fR\ 'u
-\fBpam_time\&.so\fR [debug] [noaudit]
+\fBpam_time\&.so\fR [conffile=conf\-file] [debug] [noaudit]
The pam_time PAM module does not authenticate the user, but instead it restricts access to a system and or specific applications at various times of the day and on specific days or over various terminal lines\&. This module can be configured to deny access to (individual) users based on their name, the time of day, the day of week, the service they are applying for and their terminal from which they are making their request\&.
By default rules for time/port access are taken from config file
+/etc/security/time\&.conf\&. An alternative file can be specified with the
If Linux PAM is compiled with audit support the module will report when it denies access\&.
+.RS 4
+Indicate an alternative time\&.conf style configuration file to override the default\&.
.RS 4
Some debug information is printed with