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pam_exec - PAM module which calls an external command
pam_exec.so [debug] [seteuid] [log=file] command [...]
pam_exec is a PAM module that can be used to run an external command.
Print debug information.
The output of the command is appended to
Per default pam_exec.so will execute the external command with the real user ID of the calling process. Specifying this option means the command is run with the effective user ID.
MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
The external command runs successfull.
No argument or a wrong number of arguments were given.
A system error occured or the command to execute failed.
was called, which does not execute the command.
Add the following line to
to rebuild the NIS database after each local password change:
passwd optional pam_exec.so seteuid make -C /var/yp
This will execute the command
make -C /var/yp
with effective user ID.
pam_exec was written by Thorsten Kukuk <email@example.com>.
- MODULE SERVICES PROVIDED
- RETURN VALUES
- SEE ALSO
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