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PAM_GROUP(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		  PAM_GROUP(8)

NAME
     pam_group -- Group	PAM module

SYNOPSIS
     [service-name] module-type	control-flag pam_group [arguments]

DESCRIPTION
     The group service module for PAM accepts or rejects users based on	their
     membership	in a particular	file group.

     The following options may be passed to the	pam_group module:

     deny	Reverse	the meaning of the test, i.e., reject the applicant if
		and only if he or she is a member of the specified group.
		This can be useful to exclude certain groups of	users from
		certain	services.

     fail_safe	If the specified group does not	exist, or has no members, act
		as if it does exist and	the applicant is a member.

     group=groupname
		Specify	the name of the	group to check.	 The default is
		``wheel''.

     luser	Accept or reject based on the target user's group membership.

     root_only	Skip this module entirely if the target	account	is not the
		superuser account.

     ruser	Accept or reject based on the supplicant's group membership.
		This is	the default.

     Note that the luser and ruser options are mutually	exclusive, and that
     pam_group will fail if both are specified.

SEE ALSO
     pam.conf(5), pam(8)

AUTHORS
     The pam_group module and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD
     Project by	ThinkSec AS and	NAI Labs, the Security Research	Division of
     Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035
     (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.

FreeBSD	10.1			 March 9, 2011			  FreeBSD 10.1

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