6.3. pam_debug - debug the PAM stack

pam_debug.so [ auth=value ] [ cred=value ] [ acct=value ] [ prechauthtok=value ] [ chauthtok=value ] [ auth=value ] [ open_session=value ] [ close_session=value ]

6.3.1. DESCRIPTION

The pam_debug PAM module is intended as a debugging aide for determining how the PAM stack is operating. This module returns what its module arguments tell it to return.

6.3.2. OPTIONS

auth=value

The pam_sm_authenticate(3) function will return value.

cred=value

The pam_sm_setcred(3) function will return value.

acct=value

The pam_sm_acct_mgmt(3) function will return value.

prechauthtok=value

The pam_sm_chauthtok(3) function will return value if the PAM_PRELIM_CHECK flag is set.

chauthtok=value

The pam_sm_chauthtok(3) function will return value if the PAM_PRELIM_CHECK flag is not set.

open_session=value

The pam_sm_open_session(3) function will return value.

close_session=value

The pam_sm_close_session(3) function will return value.

Where value can be one of: success, open_err, symbol_err, service_err, system_err, buf_err, perm_denied, auth_err, cred_insufficient, authinfo_unavail, user_unknown, maxtries, new_authtok_reqd, acct_expired, session_err, cred_unavail, cred_expired, cred_err, no_module_data, conv_err, authtok_err, authtok_recover_err, authtok_lock_busy, authtok_disable_aging, try_again, ignore, abort, authtok_expired, module_unknown, bad_item, conv_again, incomplete.

6.3.3. MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED

The services auth, account, password and session are supported.

6.3.4. RETURN VALUES

PAM_SUCCESS

Default return code if no other value was specified, else specified return value.

6.3.5. EXAMPLES

auth    requisite       pam_permit.so
auth    [success=2 default=ok]  pam_debug.so auth=perm_denied cred=success
auth    [default=reset]         pam_debug.so auth=success cred=perm_denied
auth    [success=done default=die] pam_debug.so
auth    optional        pam_debug.so auth=perm_denied cred=perm_denied
auth    sufficient      pam_debug.so auth=success cred=success
    

6.3.6. AUTHOR

pam_debug was written by Andrew G. Morgan <morgan@kernel.org>.