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PAM_SETCRED(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual		PAM_SETCRED(3)

NAME
     pam_setcred -- modify / delete user credentials for an authentication
     service

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>

     int
     pam_setcred(pam_handle_t *pamh, int flags);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_setcred() function	manages	the application's credentials.

     The flags argument	is the binary or of zero or more of the	following val-
     ues:

     PAM_SILENT		 Do not	emit any messages.

     PAM_ESTABLISH_CRED	 Establish the credentials of the target user.

     PAM_DELETE_CRED	 Revoke	all established	credentials.

     PAM_REINITIALIZE_CRED
			 Fully reinitialise credentials.

     PAM_REFRESH_CRED	 Refresh credentials.

     The latter	four are mutually exclusive.

     If	any other bits are set,	pam_setcred() will return PAM_SYMBOL_ERR.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_setcred() function	returns	one of the following values:

     [PAM_ABORT]	 General failure.

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory	buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]	 Conversation failure.

     [PAM_CRED_ERR]	 Failed	to set user credentials.

     [PAM_CRED_EXPIRED]	 User credentials have expired.

     [PAM_CRED_UNAVAIL]	 Failed	to retrieve user credentials.

     [PAM_PERM_DENIED]	 Permission denied.

     [PAM_SERVICE_ERR]	 Error in service module.

     [PAM_SYMBOL_ERR]	 Invalid symbol.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System	error.

     [PAM_USER_UNKNOWN]	 Unknown user.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_strerror(3)

STANDARDS
     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules,
     June 1997.

AUTHORS
     The pam_setcred() function	and this manual	page were developed for	the
     FreeBSD Project by	ThinkSec AS and	Network	Associates Laboratories, 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	9.2			 May 26, 2012			   FreeBSD 9.2

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