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-.\" Title: pam_sm_authenticate
-.\" Author:
-.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1 <>
-.\" Date: 06/27/2006
-.\" Manual: Linux\-PAM Manual
-.\" Source: Linux\-PAM Manual
-.TH "PAM_SM_AUTHENTICATE" "3" "06/27/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
-.\" disable hyphenation
-.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only) l
-pam_sm_authenticate \- PAM service function for user authentication
-.ft B
-#define PAM_SM_AUTH
-.ft B
-#include <security/pam_modules.h>
-.HP 35
-.BI "PAM_EXTERN int pam_sm_authenticate(pam_handle_t\ *" "pamh" ", int\ " "flags" ", int\ " "argc" ", const\ char\ **" "argv" ");"
-function is the service module's implementation of the
-This function performs the task of authenticating the user.
-Valid flags, which may be logically OR'd with
-\fIPAM_SILENT\fR, are:
-.TP 3n
-Do not emit any messages.
-.TP 3n
-if the database of authentication tokens for this authentication mechanism has a
-entry for the user. Without this flag, such a
-token will lead to a success without the user being prompted.
-.TP 3n
-Authentication failure.
-.TP 3n
-For some reason the application does not have sufficient credentials to authenticate the user.
-.TP 3n
-The modules were not able to access the authentication information. This might be due to a network or hardware failure etc.
-.TP 3n
-The authentication token was successfully updated.
-.TP 3n
-The supplied username is not known to the authentication service.
-.TP 3n
-One or more of the authentication modules has reached its limit of tries authenticating the user. Do not try again.