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pam_rootok - RootOK PAM module



      pam_rootok - RootOK PAM module


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


      The RootOK authentication service module for PAM, pam_rootok provides
      functionality for only one PAM category: authentication.  In terms of the
      module-type parameter, this is the “auth” feature.  It also provides a
      null function for session management.
    RootOK Authentication Module
      The RootOK authentication component (pam_sm_authenticate()), always
      returns success for the superuser; i.e., if getuid(2) returns 0.
      The following options may be passed to the authentication module:
      debug    syslog(3) debugging information at LOG_DEBUG level.
      no_warn  suppress warning messages to the user.  These messages include
               reasons why the user’s authentication attempt was declined.
      getuid(2), pam.conf(5), pam(8)


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