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diff --git a/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8 b/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8
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--- a/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8
+++ b/modules/pam_access/pam_access.8
@@ -2,12 +2,12 @@
.\" Title: pam_access
.\" Author: [see the "AUTHORS" section]
.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.78.1 <>
-.\" Date: 04/01/2016
+.\" Date: 05/18/2018
.\" Manual: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Source: Linux-PAM Manual
.\" Language: English
-.TH "PAM_ACCESS" "8" "04/01/2016" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
+.TH "PAM_ACCESS" "8" "05/18/2018" "Linux-PAM Manual" "Linux-PAM Manual"
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
.\" * Define some portability stuff
.\" -----------------------------------------------------------------
@@ -40,7 +40,13 @@ values, or PAM service names in case of non\-networked logins\&.
By default rules for access management are taken from config file
-if you don\*(Aqt specify another file\&.
+if you don\*(Aqt specify another file\&. Then individual
+files from the
+directory are read\&. The files are parsed one after another in the order of the system locale\&. The effect of the individual files is the same as if all the files were concatenated together in the order of parsing\&. This means that once a pattern is matched in some file no further files are parsed\&. If a config file is explicitly specified with the
+option the files in the above directory are not parsed\&.
If Linux PAM is compiled with audit support the module will report when it denies access based on origin (host, tty, etc\&.)\&.