Diffstat (limited to 'modules/pam_securetty/pam_securetty.8')
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diff --git a/modules/pam_securetty/pam_securetty.8 b/modules/pam_securetty/pam_securetty.8
index 2364a312..f72e611f 100644
@@ -1,98 +1,85 @@
-.\" Copyright (C) 2003 International Business Machines Corp.
-.\" This file is distributed according to the GNU General Public License.
-.\" See the file COPYING in the top level source directory for details.
+.\" Title: pam_securetty
+.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1 <http://docbook.sf.net/>
+.\" Date: 06/04/2006
+.\" Manual: Linux\-PAM Manual
+.\" Source: Linux\-PAM Manual
-.de Sh \" Subsection
-.if t .Sp
-.de Sp \" Vertical space (when we can't use .PP)
-.if t .sp .5v
-.if n .sp
-.de Ip \" List item
-.ie \\n(.$>=3 .ne \\$3
-.el .ne 3
-.IP "\\$1" \\$2
-.TH "PAM_SECURETTY" 8 "2003-02-21" "Linux 2.4" "System Administrator's Manual"
-pam_securetty \- Limits root to logging in on devices listed in /etc/securetty
+.TH "PAM_SECURETTY" "8" "06/04/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
+.\" disable hyphenation
+.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only)
+pam_securetty \- Limit root login to special devices
-\fBpam_securetty\fR is a PAM module that allows root logins only if the
-user is logging in on a "secure" tty, as defined by the listing in
-\fBpam_securetty\fR also checks to make sure that \fI/etc/securetty\fR
+pam_securetty is a PAM module that allows root logins only if the user is logging in on a "secure" tty, as defined by the listing in
+\fI/etc/securetty\fR. pam_securetty also checks to make sure that
is a plain file and not world writable.
-This module has no effect on non-root users.
+This module has no effect on non\-root users and requires that the application fills in the
-\fBpam_securetty\fR has no options.
-.SH "RETURN CODES"
+For canonical usage, should be listed as a
+authentication method before any
+Print debug information.
+.SH "MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED"
-\fBpam_securetty\fR has the following return codes:
+service is supported.
+.SH "RETURN VALUES"
-The user is allowed to continue authentication.
-Either the user is not root, or the root user is trying to log in on
-an acceptable device.
+The user is allowed to continue authentication. Either the user is not root, or the root user is trying to log in on an acceptable device.
-Authentication is rejected.
-Either root is attempting to log in via an unacceptable device,
-or the \fI/etc/securetty\fR file is world writable or not a normal file.
+Authentication is rejected. Either root is attempting to log in via an unacceptable device, or the
+file is world writable or not a normal file.
-An application error occurred. \fBpam_securetty\fR was not able to get
-information it required from the application that called it.
+An application error occurred. pam_securetty was not able to get information it required from the application that called it.
-An error occurred while the module was determining the user's name or tty,
-or the module could not open \fI/etc/securetty\fR.
+An error occurred while the module was determining the user's name or tty, or the module could not open
-The module could not find the user name in the
-\fI/etc/passwd\fR file to verify whether the user had a UID of 0.
-Therefore, the results of running this module are ignored.
+The module could not find the user name in the
+file to verify whether the user had a UID of 0. Therefore, the results of running this module are ignored.
-\fBpam_securetty\fR was written by Elliot Lee.
+auth required pam_securetty.so
+auth required pam_unix.so
.SH "SEE ALSO"
-\fBpam.conf\fR(8), \fBpam.d\fR(8), \fBpam\fR(8), \fBsecuretty\fR(8).
+pam_securetty was written by Elliot Lee <email@example.com>.