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pam_login_access - login.access PAM module



      pam_login_access - login.access PAM module


      [service-name] module-type control-flag pam_login_access [options]


      The login.access service module for PAM, pam_login_access provides func‐
      tionality for only one PAM category: account management.  In terms of the
      module-type parameter, this is the “account” feature.
    Login.access Account Management Module
      The login.access account management component (pam_sm_acct_mgmt()),
      returns success if and only the user is allowed to log in on the speci‐
      fied tty (in the case of a local login) or from the specified remote host
      (in the case of a remote login), according to the restrictions listed in
      login.access(5), pam.conf(5), pam(8)


      The login.access(5) access control scheme was designed and implemented by
      Wietse Venema.
      The pam_login_access module and this manual page were developed for the
      FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, the Security Research Divi‐
      sion of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract
      N66001-01-C-8035 (“CBOSS”), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.


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